A45 closed near Rushden as firefighters tackle field fire

Mike Campbell sent in this picture of the smoke
Mike Campbell sent in this picture of the smoke

A section of the A45 was closed as firefighters tackled a field fire near to Rushden.

Police closed the road from Wilby Way at Wellingborough to the Waitrose roundabout at Rushden while emergency services were at the scene.

Smoke could be seen from the A45

Smoke could be seen from the A45

Mike Campbell captured this picture of smoke coming from the blaze this afternoon (Tuesday).

However, the Highways Agency said that the road had re-opened by 5.30pm.

If you have any pictures of the fire, send them to nt.newsdesk@northantsnews.co.uk, tweet us via @NTelegraph or post them on our Northants Telegraph page on Facebook.

The smoke billowing from the scene

The smoke billowing from the scene

The scene from the A45

The scene from the A45