Firefighters tackle fire involving 24 bales of straw

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Firefighters were called to Millington to put out a fire involving 24 bales of straw in a farmers field.

The incident, on The Balk, happened at about 4pm last Sunday. One main jet, one hose reel and four hay drags were used to deal with the fire. A farmers teleporter was also used to help break up the bales. There was fire damage to about 15 square metres of field. It is believed the fire was accidental.