Thirty tonnes of straw ablaze in Derbyshire fire

Fire story.
Fire story.

Firefighters were called to the Derbyshire dales to reports of a straw fire.

Crews from Ashbourne arrived at the scene, on Lady Hole Lane, after receiving a call at around 15:41pm yesterday (Saturday, September 14).

They used one hose reel jet, beaters and pitchforks to extinguish the fire, which involved thirty thousand tonnes of straw.

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