Truck full of hay catches fire

Last updated 19:21 18/02/2013
Firefighters deal with the truck and trailer unit on Weedons Ross Rd.
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WET HAY: Firefighters deal with the truck and trailer unit on Weedons Ross Rd.

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A truck and trailer loaded with hay has caught fire in Rolleston.

A Fire Service spokesman said they received multiple calls to the blaze on Weedons Ross Rd, about 6.45pm.

He said the vehicle was "burning very well" on arrival and had spread to nearby shrub.

Rolleston and Lincoln fire crews are battling the blaze.

The spokesman said the cause of the fire was not yet known.

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