LIVE: Emergency services on scene of field fire near Buckingham

    MKFM understands emergency services are currently on the scene of a fire in Foscott, near the A422.

    UPDATE 10:30 PM - Bucks Fire and Rescue said that at the height of the incident, 11 appliances and crews attended the scene from Aylesbury, Broughton, Banbury, West Ashland, Newport Pagnell, Bicester and Deddington.

    Three police officers were at the scene.

    The fire affected two fields, measuring around 300 metres by 250 metres, of standing crop.

    A full road closure was put in place and managed by Thames Valley Police.

    Firefighters used three hose reel jets, beaters, water backpacks and thermal imaging cameras to tackle the huge fire.

    Firefighters left the scene at around 9.20pm, with overnight reinspection planned to check for hotspots.

    UPDATE 6:50 PM - Drivers urged to use alternate routes. A Bucks Fire and rescue spokesperson said: "Firefighters are currently operating from surrounding roads, which may impact on traffic flow. Anyone expecting to use roads in this area is advised to seek alternative routes or prepare for delays."

    6:42PM - A huge plume of smoke can be seen across Buckingham and surrounding areas, with residents reporting the 'biggest blackest plume of smoke' coming from the fire.

    Due to emergency services using surrounding roads, traffic is building.

    Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue say eight appliances and crews are currently at the scene.

    A field of standing corn is on fire.

    Appliances and crews currently in attendance from Aylesbury, Broughton, Banbury, West Ashland, Newport Pagnell and Bicester.

    MKFM will update this article as news comes in.

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