Smoke from large straw fire blows over M1

Smoke from large straw fire blows over M1

Drivers were warned to drive carefully on the M1 after smoke blew across the carriageway.
The smoke was coming from a large straw fire in Annesley and blew across the motorway near to junction 27.
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Fire crews were called to America Farm on Weaver's Lane in the village at around 10pm on Tuesday night, and did not leave the scene until after 2pm on Wednesday.
Around 300 tonnes of straw were on fire at the farm.
The crews used hose reel jets and a water bowser to battle the flames, but decided to allow the fire... read more

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