See firefighters tackle Sunderland field fire

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Firefighters are tackling a blaze in a Sunderland field.

A number of crews are dealing with the fire in a farmer's field off Foxcover Road.

Firefighters tacking the field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: James Fairweather.

Firefighters tacking the field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: James Fairweather.

Smoke and flames can be seen coming from the area, which is close to the A19.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: "Four appliances and a targeted response vehicle have dealt with a large field fire in the Sunderland area."

Firefighters tacking the field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: James Fairweather.

Firefighters tacking the field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: James Fairweather.

Firefighters tacking the field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: James Fairweather.

Firefighters tacking the field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: James Fairweather.

The field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: Claire Boyle.

The field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: Claire Boyle.

The field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: Claire Boyle.

The field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: Claire Boyle.

The field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: Claire Boyle.

The field fire off Foxcover Road. Credit: Claire Boyle.