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Fire involving bales of straw in Thurstaston, Wirral

Sunday, 05 November 2017
Station Road, Thurstaston, Wirral

Firefighters were called to a fire involving bales of straw at a property on Station Road in Thurstaston, Wirral at 9.29pm on Sunday, November 5.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 9.21pm and crews were alerted at 9.22pm. They were on scene at 9.29pm.

Four fire engines attended the incident and crews used main jets and a compressed air foam system to extinguish the fire.

A mechanical digger was used to spread the straw and crews were then able to dampen down.

No-one was injured.

A barn roof, a quantity of wooden panelling, a chipping machine and approximately 100 bales of straw sustained fire damage.

Firefighters remained at the scene for around four hours and 30 minutes.

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