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Stack fire – Great Paxton - Huntingdonshire

On Friday (20) at 9.04pm seven crews were called to an open stack fire on Dovecote Lane, Great Paxton.

Crews from St Ives, Huntingdon, Ramsey, Chatteris, St Neots, Papworth, Gamlingay attended the incident and arrived to find approximately 500 tonnes of baled straw well alight.

Using hose reels and drags firefighters dampened down the burning straw bales before returning to their stations by 9.50pm on Sunday (22).

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.