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60 tonnes of straw on fire

Fox Street, Ardleigh
24/09/2017 @ 14:39
Incident Number: 63522
In attendance: 2 x Clacton, 1 x Colchester, 1 x Manningtree


Firefighters were called to a fire involving 60 tonnes of straw.

Crews surrounded the stack to stop the fire spreading and worked to separate the straw on fire from straw unaffected.

Fire crews will monitor the fire while to burns out under control.

*Update 6pm* One fire engine will remain at the scene to monitor the burning stack.

*Update 9am - Monday 25 September* One fire engine remains at the scene of the fire monitoring the burn.

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