Smouldering hay bales

QUICK action to remove smouldering hay bales has prevented a major fire on a property near Kerang.

Firefighters were called to the hay storage facility adjacent to the Kerang-Koondrook Road, 3 kilometres from the town, at 8.07am on Friday.

On-site staff were using a forklift to remove bales when the first of two tanker crews arrived.

Smouldering bales were isolated in a clearing while firefighters squirted water on to bales in one of a series of hay storage sheds.

Firefighters spent some time dousing the smouldering bales.

SAFE. Smouldering bales were removed from the storage shed.

SAFE. Smouldering bales were removed from the storage shed.

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