Birling Gap Road was closed this afternoon because of tractor fire near the Seven Sisters.
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East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and Sussex Police are present at the scene saying 15 tonnes of hay have caught fire alongside the tractor and trailer.
A fire brigade spokesperson said: “We were called at 12.20pm to Beachy Head Road, East Dean to reports of a tractor fire on the main road.
“15 tonnes of hay and a trailer were alight and crews are on scene.
“They are allowing it to burn in a controlled way, with a covering jet of water.”
At this time no casualties or injuries have been reported.