Hay baler and bales on fire

Firefighters were called to a field fire in Bures Road, White Colne at 5:35pm. 

On arrival, two crews reported that a hay baler and approximately 80 bales of hay were on fire in a field. 

Due to a limited water supply, crews requested two more crews from Halstead and Stansted. They also requested a water bowser from Halstead to help with the limited water supply. 

Firefighters surrounded the fire and worked with the farmer to extinguish it by 7:41pm. 

Incident number
Bures Road, White Colne
5.35pm - 21 August 2023