Fire in a large field in Oakhanger, near Crewe

15/09/2020 - 15:23

Nursery Road, Oakhanger, near Crewe

Three fire engines attended, one from Alsager and two from Crewe


Firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open off Nursery Road in Oakhanger, near Crewe.

On arrival the crews found a fire on a large field involving dry straw.

There were multiple seats of fire.

Hose reel jets and beaters were used to extinguish the fire.

Crews then damped down the area affected by the fire to make it safe.

A farmer used farming machinery to turn over the affected area.

Around 1,000 square metres of the field was were affected by the fire.

Firefighters were in attendance for more than two hours.

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