Tractor and two tonnes of hay catches fire at Great Dunmow

PUBLISHED: 10:20 15 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:52 15 August 2016

A tractor fire was tackled by crews in Dunmow yesterday afternoon (Aug 14).

A tractor fire was tackled by crews in Dunmow yesterday afternoon (Aug 14).

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A tractor which was carrying two tonnes of hay caught on fire on the B1256 at Great Dunmow yesterday afternoon (August 14).

Five fire crews, including one each from Dunmow and Thaxted, were called to tackle the blaze at 4.11pm.

Firefighters had to remove hay from the back of the trailer while fighting the flames, and the fire was extinguished at 7.58pm.

Crews remained at the incident scene to carry out further safety checks.

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