Firefighters called to blaze in field near Colburn

Firefighters were called to a large fire in a field near Colburn yesterday.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Richmond and Bedale were called to the incident at about 3.15pm on Friday afternoon.

They arrived to find a large pile of tyres and wood on fire near a wood.

The crews left at around 5pm.

The incident caused a large amount of smoke which could be seen for a large area.