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Haystack fire

Beach Road, St Osyth
18/09/2017 @ 13:13
Incident Number: 63164
In attendance: 2 x Clacton, 1 x Frinton, 1 x Weeley


Firefighters were called to the scene of a haystack fire this afternoon.

On arrival, fire crews found a field measuring around 20 square metres was completely alight.

Firefighters worked to protect surrounding buildings from the fire and have assisted in the safe evacuation of cattle from a nearby barn.

A mechanical digger was also used by a farmer to support firefighters in preventing the fire spreading.

Firefighters left the scene at 4pm after ensuring the fire was well under control. The cause has been recorded as undetermined.

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