BREAKING: Firefighters tackle Beachy Head tractor blaze

Fire crews used foam to tackle the flames. Photo by Andrew Gasson.
Fire crews used foam to tackle the flames. Photo by Andrew Gasson.

Firefighters were called to the scene of a tractor fire near Beachy Head this afternoon (Friday).

The crew, from Eastbourne, used foam to extinguish the burning vehicle in Warren Hill at 3pm,

Fire crews used foam to tackle the flames. Photo by Andrew Gasson.

Fire crews used foam to tackle the flames. Photo by Andrew Gasson.

They wore breathing equipment to tackle the fire, which created large plumes of smoke.

Photos by Andrew Gasson.

Fire crews used foam to tackle the flames. Photo by Andrew Gasson.

Fire crews used foam to tackle the flames. Photo by Andrew Gasson.