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Firefighters save farm outbuilding following blaze on farmland

April 21 2020
Farm fire at Hollington

Farm fire at Hollington

Good work from firefighters saved a farm outbuilding containing 50 tonnes of hay this morning (Tuesday 21 April).

Thanks to quick intervention and extremely good work from firefighters to isolate the building and creating a fire break, the outbuilding was protected.

Graham Mills, Head of Emergency Response

Twenty-three firefighters attended a fire in the open on farmland near Uttoxeter. 

Five fire engines, from Uttoxeter, Cheadle, Ipstones and Longton, were sent to fight the fire which saw 80 tonnes of hay on fire on Main Road in Hollington.

The fire was reported at 3.40am this morning (Tuesday 21 April).

Graham Mills, Head of Emergency Response at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “Thanks to quick intervention and extremely good work from firefighters to isolate the building and creating a fire break, the outbuilding was protected.”