Louth

Crews called to ‘large quantity’ of manure on fire in Conisholme caused by spontaneous combustion

Louth firefighters were called to a large quantity of manure on fire in a field.

The crews attended Fen Lane in Conisholme, north-east of the town, at 12.38pm on Wednesday, November 22.

Crews left the fire under the supervision of the farmer.

The cause of the fire is believed to be spontaneous combustion.