Tractor carrying hay catches fire in Great Dunmow

The tractor was carrying two tonnes of hay. Stock image.

The tractor was carrying two tonnes of hay. Stock image. - Credit: citizenside.com

A tractor carrying two tonnes of hay caught fire in Essex yesterday afternoon.

Five crews were called to tackle the blaze which broke out at around 4.10pm in Great Dunmow, west of Braintree.

Crews from Great Dunmow, Thaxted, Braintre and two from Chelmsford arrived to find the tractor completely alight.

They removed hay from the vehicle and had the fire out by 8pm.

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