Straw bales on fire in field off West Street, Easton-on-the-Hill

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Twenty bales of straw caught fire in a farmer’s field in Easton-on-the-Hill.

Two fire crews were called to deal with the fire, which started in a field off West Street at about 8.30am today (Wednesday).

One crew is still at the scene damping down the surrounding area.

No-one was injured in the fire.

- A crew was called to a chimney fire at a home in Elton Road, Wansford, at 4.15pm yesterday (Tuesday).

The kitchen was full of smoke coming from a log burner. The fire, which started by accident, was put out by 5.20pm.