Multiple crews tackle large haystack fire near Hitchin

PUBLISHED: 07:59 12 September 2018 | UPDATED: 07:59 12 September 2018

The fire in King's Walden. Picture: @SCHutchinson_ / HFRS

The fire in King's Walden. Picture: @SCHutchinson_ / HFRS


Crews remain at the scene of a large haystack fire near Hitchin that started overnight.

The blaze, close to King’s Walden was attended by firefighters from Hitchin and Wheathampstead fire stations. They were also supported by members of Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue service, who helped supply water.

Crews from Baldock & Letchworth and Stevenage are now at the scene having taken over from earlier firefighters, as the operation continues.

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