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Bales of hay alight

Generals Lane, Great Baddow
19/02/2016 @ 00:39
Incident Number: 2432
In attendance: 1 x Great Baddow 1 x Chelmsford


Firefighters have been called to 5,000 tonnes of baled hay on fire on a farm. The bales of hay are 100% alight.

Update 09:00hrs - Crews have been making the incident scene safe throughout the night and morning. The bales of hay have been pulled apart and managed.

Update - Saturday morning: Crews left the scene at 1pm on Friday with regular revisits taking place to ensure the fire is burning under control.

A revisit took place at 08:00hrs today and crews reported that the fire is still burning.

Revists will continue at regular intervals.

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