Posted: Fri 30th Dec 2016

Two hundred straw bales go up in flames near Deeside Industrial Estate

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Dec 30th, 2016

North Wales Rural Police Team are appealing for information after a stack of around 200 straw bales caught fire on Sunday afternoon. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Fire crews from Deeside and Buckley were called out to tackle the fire which was situated right on the border of Wales and England. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Smoke could be seen drifting across Shotwick Road towards Deeside Industrial Estate as firefighters allowed the bales to burn out despite being just a few metres from the huge Deeside solar park. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Rural Police Team attended the fire and posted a message on twitter asking for any witnesses to the blaze. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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