200 tonnes of straw on fire

FOUR fire crews are tackling a blaze involving 200 tonnes of bailed straw.

Firefighters were called to Abbot’s Wick Lane in Great Wigborough, in Essex, shortly after 3.30pm after the straw caught fire.

Using four hose reel jets, they are trying to contain the fire and keeping surrounding barns and a house safe.

More to follow.


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