Fire crews tackle 300-tonne straw stack blaze in North Creake

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Around 300 tonnes of straw has caught fire in North Creake, near Burnham Market.

Emergency services were called to an area near the B1355 shortly after 9.40pm yesterday.

Crews from Wells and Fakenham used hose reel jets and hand appliances to extinguish the straw stack.

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