Main road in Oxton closed in both directions due to hay fire
Firefighters are tackling a fire involving 1,000 tonnes of hay which has closed a main road.
Crews were called the the hay bale fire at Mill Farm near Oxton at 11.40 on Wednesday night.
At one time eight appliances were fighting the blaze, but that has now been scaled down to four.
8 appliances dealing with 1000 tonnes of baled straw on the A6097 Oxton Bye-Pass. Road closed. Please avoid area
— Notts Fire (@nottsfire) October 6, 2016
However, the A6097 Oxton Bypass road is closed in both directions between the B6386 Nottingham Road and Epperstone Road.
A detour is in operation via the B6386... read more
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