Smouldering hay bales removed from Filleigh barn

A mechanical digger was used to remove smouldering hay bales from a barn at Filleigh yesterday (Thursday) evening. Fire fighters from South Molton and Barnstaple sprayed water from a bowser on to the bales. The barn contained about 75 bales of hay and

A mechanical digger was used to remove smouldering hay bales from a barn at Filleigh yesterday (Thursday) evening.

Fire fighters from South Molton and Barnstaple sprayed water from a bowser on to the bales.

The barn contained about 75 bales of hay and straw and 12 large bales of hay.

A thermal imaging camera and a temperature probe were used to ensure the fire was out.


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