FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a fire in the open in Herefordshire this morning (July 5).

A crew from Hereford Fire Station were alerted to the roadside blaze at Bridge Sollers just after 6.30am.

A fire service spokesperson said the crew found approximately 30 metres of grass verge was well alight on arrival at the scene in west Herefordshire.

The fire has now been put out.