Massive hay bale fire in Essex

FIREFIGHTERS spent all night tackling a 200-tonne hay bale blaze at Great Holland, near Frinton-on-Sea.

FIREFIGHTERS spent all night tackling a 200-tonne hay bale blaze at Great Holland, near Frinton-on-Sea.

Three fire crews were called to Pork Lane at 9.41pm yesterday.

Firefighters are allowing the hay to burn in a controlled fire.

Crews were at the site through the night keeping the fire under control and ensuring that it does not spread.

One fire crew will remain at the scene for most of today until the fire has burned itself out.