Thirty tonnes of hay bales found alight on farm in Sixteen Foot Bank, Chatteris

PUBLISHED: 10:45 27 February 2017 | UPDATED: 10:45 27 February 2017

Thirty tonnes of hay bales were found alight on a farm in Sixteen Foot Bank in Chatteris on Thursday (23).

Thirty tonnes of hay bales were found alight on a farm in Sixteen Foot Bank in Chatteris on Thursday (23).

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Thirty tonnes of hay bales were found alight on a farm in Sixteen Foot Bank in Chatteris on Thursday (23).

Crews from March and Chatteris were called at about 6.07pm.

Firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish the fire and dampen down the surrounding area.

They returned to their stations at just after midnight.

The cause of the fire was accidental.


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