900 tonnes of hay alight in fire at St Albans farm

PUBLISHED: 10:10 22 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:24 22 August 2018

The fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

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Multiple fire crews have been trying to extinguish a fire at a farm in St Albans which broke out last night.

The fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue ServiceThe fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters were called at about 12.05am today to a farm in Sandridgebury Lane, where 900 tonnes of hay are on fire.

Crews from St Albans and Harpenden attended shortly after midnight, with firefighters from Garston, Welwyn Garden City and Borehamwood taking over at 4.30am.

The fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue ServiceThe fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The fire is still ongoing, and three different areas of the farm are alight.

It is not yet known if the fire was set deliberately.

The fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue ServiceThe fire at the farm in Sandridgebury Lane. Picture: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

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