Firefighters work overnight to battle 800-tonne straw fire at Overton farm

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The fire involved 800-tonnes of straw on a farm in Overton, Hampshire. Credit: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service

More than 15 firefighters have been working overnight to tackle a blaze involving 800-tonnes of straw in Overton, Hampshire.

Crews were called to the scene at 6:30pm on Thursday evening (11 August).

The incident has now been scaled down.