Firefighters called to 30 tonnes of bailed hay ablaze

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

Firefighters were called to a fire in a field of hay bails earlier this evening.

The incident happened shortly after 6.15pm in Chigborough Road, Maldon.

Thirty tonnes of bailed hay in a field of grass were on fire, near the fishing ponds in Chigborough Road.

Fire crews used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire by 8pm.

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