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One appliance and crew from Gerrards Cross attended.

The firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish a fire measuring around 50metres by 10 metres.

One appliance and crew from Buckingham attended.

Around 100 square metres of stubble and straw was on fire.

The firefighters used one hose reel jet and beaters.

Two appliances and crews from Aylesbury, one from Thame, two from Slade Park and one from Bicester attended, along with three officers.

The firefighters used five hose reel jets and beaters to tackle a field fire.

Around 100 metres by 200 metres of standing crop and hedgerow were destroyed by the fire.

Two appliances and crews from Aylesbury attended.

Field of freshly cut crop on fire, involving two bales and an area of approximately 20 metres by 50 metres, within a 74-acre field.

The firefighters used:

  • One hose reel jet
  • Four beaters
  • Two hay drags

Nine appliances and crews and three officers were in attendance at the height of the fire.

The appliances and crews in attendance were from:

  • Aylesbury
  • Bedfordshire
  • Broughton
  • Hertfordshire
  • High Wycombe
  • Princes Risborough
  • Maidenhead
  • Thame

A fire in stubble field spread to affect neighbouring fields, hedgerows and trees.

The firefighters used:

  • Five hose reel jets
  • Four main jets
  • Three four by four vehicles
  • Beaters
  • Water backpacks
  • Small gear
  • Thermal imaging cameras

The fire “jumped” a road and was spreading through multiple fields and up the hill. Wendover Woods was evacuated as a precaution, and a tractor with a plough was used to create a fire break between the fields and woods. Thames Valley Police were also in attendance.

Around 30 hectares of stubble was 100 per cent damaged by fire. Local farmers provided assistance with creating fire breaks and applying water.

Scaling back of the incident started just after 6pm on Saturday (13 August 2022). Firefighters remained on the scene overnight and into the following day, turning over and damping down, monitoring deep seated areas of fire and tackling any emerging hotspots.

Crews left the scene at around 11.30 pm on Saturday night, with crews returning for reinspection at regular intervals throughout Sunday (14 August 2022).


One appliance and crew from Whitley Wood attended.

Firefighters used one hose reel.

Thames Valley Police were notified of the incident.

Five appliances and crews attedded from:

  • Aylesbury
  • Slough
  • Bracknell
  • Langley

The firefighters used:

  • Hose reels
  • Water backpacks
  • Beaters
  • Small gear

Updated 12.30pm Saturday 13 August 2022:

Large field fire affecting 45 acres of grassland, woodland and hedgerow.

Incident response began to be scaled back shortly after 7.30pm (Friday 12 August 2022)

Firefighters used:

  • Four hose reels
  • Water back packs
  • Beaters
  • Small gear
  • A thermal imaging camera
  • Buckets of water

Firefighters remained on the site overnight and into the following day, monitoring for hotspots, turning over and damping down the affected areas.


Update at 5pm (12 August 2022):

Seven appliances and crews currently on the scene, attending from:

  • Gerrards Cross
  • Slough
  • Langley
  • Maidenhead
  • Bracknell
  • Amersham
  • High Wycombe
  • Wheatley

Three officers are also in attendance.

The fire has spread to affect areas of standing crop, grassland, woodland, hedgerow.

Four appliances and crews at the scene, along with one officer.

Appliances and crews attending from:

  • Gerarrds Cross
  • Slough
  • Langley

Trees were well alight on their arrival with the flames rapidly spreading across a field towards the M40. Smoke generated by the fire is affecting the motorway, between Junction 1A (M25 interchange) and Junction 2 (Beaconsfield)

Multiple calls are being received by Thames Valley Fire Control Service.

Updated at 6.30pm (Thursday 11 August 2022):

The last appliance left the scene at around 5.20pm.

Updated at 3.30pm (Thursday 11 August 2022):

The fire involved a field of round 35 acres of standing crop. Approximately 20 acres has been damaged by the fire. Farm machinery and beaters are in use.

Firefighters are also damping down surrounding hedgerows.

One appliance and crew from Slough, one from Gerrards Cross, one from Windsor Tinkers Lane and one from Maidenhead are in attendance.

Field fire involving standing crop.

Multiple calls are being received by Thames Valley Fire Control Service due to the volume of smoke being generated by the fire which is visible from some distance.