Stoke & Staffordshire

Large grassland fire near Rugeley

More than 30 firefighters were tackling a major grassland blaze in Staffordshire.

They were called to a 100m by 300m area (328ft by 984ft) alongside the A460 between Stile Cop and Slitting Mill, near Rugeley, shortly after 1325 BST.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said there were no reports of anyone being injured and the A460 remained open.

A total of five appliances plus a water carrier have been sent to the scene.

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