Fire on farmland – Warton Lane, Grendon – Two fire engines attended

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service fire control received a 999 call at 19:42 on Thursday 26th July reporting straw on fire on a farm on Warton Lane in Grendon. Initially one fire engine from Polesworth was mobilised. Soon after arriving a second fire engine was requested to assist with extinguishing the fire, this was mobilised from Atherstone. The incident involved approximately 20 tonnes of straw on fire. Firefighters used hose reels, beaters and jets to extinguish the fire. Crews had left the incident by 22:00.