Firefighters called to large bale blaze between Baldock and Buntingford

16:35 13 March 2014

Archant

Emergency services attended the scene of a fire today (Thursday) after a large stack of straw bales caught alight.

Police and fire crews were called to a track a quarter of a mile off the Baldock Road, on the junction for Crescent Road, Cottered at 2.25pm.

A large stack of straw bales had caught fire and were well alight.

The farmer who owned the bales attended with fire crews and it was agreed to let the fire burn itself out.

Herts Fire said the blaze was extinguished by 3.45pm.

The police said they are not treating the fire as suspicious.

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