Fire fighters from around North Devon are currently battling a blaze in a three acre field at Baggy Point near Croyde.

The fire service said about half of a grass field near the Putsborough Beach car park was on fire, with five appliances in attendance.

Fire crews from Braunton, Barnstaple and South Molton are among those tackling the blaze, which is expected to go on for some time.

An ambulance has been requested at the scene, but there are no further details at present.

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