Stack fire sees 2,000 bales go up in flames in East Northamptonshire village

Firefighters were called to a large hay stack fire in Wakerley, East Northants
Firefighters were called to a large hay stack fire in Wakerley, East Northants

Firefighters were called to a hay stack fire which saw 2,000 bales go up in flames.

Fire crews from Northamptonshire and Leicestershire went out to the blaze in Wakerley in East Northants last night.

One of the firefighters who attended the call described it as the largest stack fire he has been to in 20 years.

It is thought about 2,000 bales went up in flames, although the crews managed to save about 1,500 from being destroyed.