Fire crews tackle 10 separate hay bale blazes

Fire crews were called out to battle 10 separate hay bale blazes last night.

Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 12:29 pm
Five fire crews attended.

A crew from Rothwell Fire Station attended a report of a fire in the field off Leeds Road in Lofthouse at 6.41pm.

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On arrival crews found there to be the separate fires so appliances from Ossett, Killingbeck, Morley and Wakefield were called.

Crews used hose reels and a farmer assisted with the breaking up of the bales. The bales were left to burn out for environmental protection.