FIREFIGHTERS were called to a large grass fire today at two sites in Merton Bank.

Firefighters were called to a field behind Malvern Road just before 3pm with one engine attending.

Firefighters used beaters to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters were also called to a field behind Grantham Crescent just before 3.10pm and found a fire approximately 100m x 50m.

Crews used a hose reel jet and beaters to extinguish the fire and were on site for an hour.