Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews from Hereford were called to a tree fire on the outskirts of the city on Monday afternoon.

A spokesperson for Hereford Fire Station (Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service) said:

“Mobilised this afternoon to a tree fire in Huntington, Hereford.

“On arrival we located one large tree with a well developed fire spreading internally, also affecting the nearby vegetation.

“Crews set in the lightweight portable pump (LPP) to the nearby brook and extinguished the fire using a jet. 

“To deal with the embers the crew then utilised axes, saws and hand tools to fully extinguish.”