Firefighters called out to straw and hay bale fires

PUBLISHED: 07:45 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:16 22 May 2018

PIC: Denise Bradley.

PIC: Denise Bradley.


Fire crews were called out overnight to hay bales on fire in Carleton Rode and straw bales on fire in Attleborough.

The Carleton Road incident started shortly before 11.15pm last night in Hill Road.

Fire crews from Attleborough and East Harling attended the scene along with the water carrier from Hethersett, and crews used compressed air foam, main and hose reel jets to put out the fire. Firefighters have returned to the scene this morning to check on the situation.

Fire crews were also called out to a Dutch barn with straw bales on fire in Norwich Road, Attleborough, at about 1am this morning.

Crews from Attleborough, East Harling and Wymondham attended the incident as well as the water carrier for Hethersett.

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