FIRE crews in Chippenham and Corsham were kept busy yesterday evening (Fri, May 29).

In the first incident, they tackled a fire in the open in Wood Lane, Chippenham.

A crew from Chippenham fire station was called out at 7.16pm to a fire involving an area of garden measuring 20 metres square at a domestic property. Firefighters extinguished the fire using one hose reel.

In the second incident, two crews from Chippenham and Corsham were called out at 9:46pm to a derelict car on fire on Rowden Hill.

The crews extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.