Straw stack fire was accidental - investigation concludes

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- Credit: Archant

A straw stack caught fire at a farm, in Littleport, on Friday.

Firefighters from the village were called to a field, in Hale Fen, shortly before 11.45am following reports that a straw stack had caught fire.

The blaze was extinguished using hose reels and the crew returned to their station by 12.45pm. An investigation revealed that the cause of the fire was accidental.

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