Fire crew called to hay bale blaze


ONE fire engine was called to half a tonne of hay on fire, in Bearley, yesterday evening (Monday 28th August).

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service was alerted that a large hay bale was on fire within a field, off the Snitterfield Road, at 10.10pm.

One engine from Stratford-upon-Avon was mobilised. Crews confirmed one half tonne hay bale was ‘well alight’.

Crews used one hose reel and drag forks to extinguish the fire. A stop message was sent at 10.35pm and crews anticipated that they were at the scene for another half-an-hour.