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Sunday, September 9, 2012
SIX appliances are currently tackling a fire in a farm building in Weeley.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a building, which contained straw bales, being alight at Grange Farm in Church Lane just after 3.15pm.
Firefighters on scene said the straw is well alight in the building measuring 10m by 15m.
Crews are using two hose reels, one main jet and a ground monitor as they attempt to bring the blaze under control and prevent it spreading.
The fire has been sectorised and firefighting operations continue as the straw is still well alight.
It is unknown at this stage what cause the fire to start.