Firefighters from East Sussex and West Sussex are working to put out a tractor fire on the A22, Forest Row.

Emergency services were called to the tractor fire around 3:00p.m. East Sussex Fire and Rescue said the tractor was “well alight carrying 20t of hay”.

It is using “firefighting foam” to extinguish the fire, as well as four breathing apparatus wearers and two hose reel jets.

Tractor on fire on A22
Source: East Sussex Fire and Rescue

The A22, Lewes Road, Forest Row road has been closed and is anticipated to remain this way for considerable time, the fire service said.

“Please avoid the area,” it added.

No casualties have been reported and police are also in attendance at the scene.