Fire in straw bales tackled

TONNES of straw bales were alight in a field in Bardwell.

TONNES of straw bales were alight in a field in Bardwell.

Firefighters from Ixworth and Bury attended the scene in Ixworth Road at 10.45pm yesterday where they found ten tonnes of straw bales alight, along with some hedges.

They extinguished the flames and remained at the scene for a while to damp down.