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Firefighters spend nine hours tackling blaze involving 50 tonne pile of manure

PUBLISHED: 22:54 27 June 2018 | UPDATED: 22:54 27 June 2018

Firefighters were called to the blaze involving a 50 tonne pile of manure Picture: PAVEL KRICKA

Firefighters were called to the blaze involving a 50 tonne pile of manure Picture: PAVEL KRICKA

PAVEL.KRICKA@btinternet.com

Firefighters were involved in a nine hour operation tackling a steaming pile of manure in Somersham today.

The Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called at 12.20pm today to reports of a significant amount of manure on fire in Somersham.

Five vehicles attended throughout the day, as firefighters scaled down the problem before monitoring the situation into the evening.

A stop was finally called on the operation at 9.37pm.

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