Straw bail fire

FIRE chiefs believe a blaze which today engulfed two-and-a-half tonnes of straw may have been started deliberately.Firefighters were called at 7.42am to farmland in Walsham Road, Ixworth, where the straw bails were already well alight.

FIRE chiefs believe a blaze which today engulfed two-and-a-half tonnes of straw may have been started deliberately.

Firefighters were called at 7.42am to farmland in Walsham Road, Ixworth, where the straw bails were already well alight.

A crew from Ixworth had the flames under control shortly after 8am.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service are treating the fire as suspicious.


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