Crew busy at overnight blaze

IAN CLARKE Firefighters spent about six hours at the scene of a large straw stack blaze early today.The crew from Holt was called to Melton Hill, near Quebec Close, Melton Constable, at about 1am ans about 50 tonnes of straw was on fire.

IAN CLARKE

Firefighters spent about six hours at the scene of a large straw stack blaze early today.

The crew from Holt was called to Melton Hill, near Quebec Close, Melton Constable, at about 1am ans about 50 tonnes of straw was on fire.

They quickly managed to stop the blaze spreading but were there until 7am damping down and the rest of the straw was allowed to burn safely.

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