Firefighters were called to a field fire which broke out this afternoon.

Three Fire crews - one from Epping and two from Harlow – were called to blaze on Epping Upland this afternoon at 12:34[m (Thursday, August 8).

When the team arrived, they reported that the area of cut stubble affected by the fire measured approximately 200m x 300m.

Firefighters used beaters and two hoses to tackle the fire.