Firefighters work overnight at farm fire

FIREFIGHTERS have been working overnight and remain at the scene of a blaze involving 200 bales of straw and a loader.

Crews were called at 5.04pm yesterday evening to Orleton following reports of a fire involving 100 bails of straw and a loader.

Firefighters battled the blaze overnight and remain at the scene this morning dragging the fire out and dampening it down.

The farmer has been assisting fire crews with dragging the fire out.

At its peak four fire crews attended from Leominster, Kingsland, Leintwardine and Kington and two crews remain at the scene.

Hereford Times