FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a burning electricity pylon in West Oxfordshire this morning.

Two crews from Burford and Witney were sent out to the blaze just outside Burford.

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They were forced to close the A424 from just after 7.30am until 8.30am while engineers made a cable on the road safe.

In a post on Facebook Burford firefighters praised their colleagues from Witney and thanked them for their help.