PHOTOS: Crews tackle blaze as 1000 hay bales catch fire on village farm

Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire.

Wednesday, 13th September 2017, 11:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:45 am
Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

The blaze broke out in a barn on St George’s Park Farm, in Ditchling Road, Ditchling Common, just before 7pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said 400 square bales, 500 signage bales and 100 hay bales were alight.

Crews are beginning to leave the scene as the fire comes under control, the spokesman added.

Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell
Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell
Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell
Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell
Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell
Six fire crews have spent the evening battling a blaze at a village farm after 1000 hay bales caught fire. Photo by Eddie Mitchell