Dozens of hale bales catch fire on back of lorry
- Credit: Morgan's Butchery
Fire crews were sent out to tackle a blaze involving 60 hale bales on the back of a lorry.
Firefighters were called to the blaze in Baythorne End near the Suffolk border at about 4.30pm on Tuesday.
A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Spokeswoman said: "Crews were called reports of a fire on the back of a lorry.
"On arrival crews found around 50 to 60 hale bales alight."
The spokeswoman confirmed that no one was injured as a result of the blaze.
In a Facebook post, Morgan's Butchery said: "Big situation outside Baythorne Hall at the moment.
"A hale bale lorry has set on fire and the road between New England and Baythone End is completely closed.
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"Three fire trucks trying to contain the situation."
Firefighters tackled the blaze for a number of hours and a 'stop' call was made at 12.55am the following day by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.
Appliances from Newport, Clare and Haverhill attended the blaze.