Five hundred bales of hay on fire at Kirkburton

Highwood Lane, Kirkburton. Photo: Google
Highwood Lane, Kirkburton. Photo: Google

Four fire engines were called out to a large hay-bale fire near Huddersfield last night (September 16).

About 500 bales of hay had caught light shortly before midnight at Highwood Lane, Kirkburton.

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The crews, from Skelmanthorpe, Rastrick and two from Huddersfield, used large jets to extinguish the blaze.