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Incident - Fire in the Open

Date: 16/06/2018
Time: 23:59
Location: Chard Road, Axminster
Area: Central
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received reports of hay bales on fire within a field at the above location.

Fire control immediately mobilised one fire appliance from Axminster.

On arrival crews confirmed approx. 3 tonnes of hay well alight within the field and extinguished the fire using 2 hose reel jets and 1 main jet. The bales were 100% destroyed by fire.

Police were also informed of this incident.

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