EMERGENCY services were called to an out of control bonfire in Droitwich last night.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue were called to reports of an unattended fire that had spread to a hedgerow and fencing near Clattercut Lane, in Rushock. 

The fire had been started in a field, not attached to a property off of Clattercut Lane.

A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: " We were made aware of the incident at approximately 7.49pm yesterday evening (May 9). 

"Bales of hay near has caught fire and spread to nearby fencing and hedgerow, so we deployed a crew from Droitwich to attend the scene.

"They extinguished the fire and left the scene at approximately 10.20pm after it was safe to do so."