50 tonnes of baled straw alight
Toppesfield Road, Great Yeldham
27/08/2017 @ 20:15
Incident Number: 61809
In attendance: 2 x Halstead
Firefighters were called to a fire involving a stack of approximately 50 tonnes of bale straw.
Fire crews worked with a mechanical digger to separate the stack to stop the fire spreading. Crews also protected the surrounding risks including a barn and another large stack of straw.
The incident was reduced to one fire engine at 10:20pm. One crew will remain on scene until the fire has burnt itself out and the incident is deemed safe to leave.
*Update* Firefighters left the scene at 10pm on Monday 28 August.