Straw fire between Epworth and Belton

EPWORTH firefighters were called to a report of a stubble fire on the A161 between Belton and Epworth at 12.14pm yesterday, Thursday September 15.

The incident involved approximately 100m x 50m of stubble and two bales on straw which had accidentally been set ablaze.

Officers used one hose reel, beaters and hay drags to deal with the fire