The fire broke out early this morning. Picture by Dan Jessup SUS-210711-135046001

Firefighters called out to tackle hay bale fire near Seaford

Firefighters were called out to tackle a hay bale fire early this morning (Sunday, November 7).

Sunday, 7th November 2021, 2:06 pm

In a tweet, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) said crews were called at 5am to attend the fire in the open on Litlington Road, near Seaford and Exceat.

The service said: “Eastbourne crews are still in attendance. Firefighters are using one hose reel to extinguish a hay bale fire. Crews are working with the landowner to turn over bales so there may be a large amount of smoke.”

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