Fire crews attend straw and combine harvester blaze

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Fire services were called to straw and stubble on fire in Obthorpe Lane in Thurlby at about 10.45am yesterday (Tuesday).

A crew from Market Deeping attended the fire.

The blaze was caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.

And at 4.20pm a crew from Market Deeping and Stamford were called out at to a combine harvester on fire in Baston Road in Greatford.

The fire was extinguished using one hose reel.