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Four appliances and crews were in attendance at the height of the fire, along with two officers.

The appliances and crews were from:

  • Rewley Road, Oxford
  • Aylesbury
  • Thame

Around 50 tonnes of straw was on fire when they arrived.

The firefighters used:

  • One hose reel jet
  • One main jet
  • A thermal imaging camera
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Hay drags
  • Small gear
  • Respirators

The road was closed while they worked at the scene, and a water shuttle was established.

Firefighters remained on scene until around 8.45pm on Sunday (25 September 2022).

One appliance and crew from Buckingham attended.

The firefighters used one hose reel.

Two appliances and crews from Bedfordshire attended.

A small fire had broken out in the chopping compartment of a combine harvester.

Firefighters used one hose reel.

Two appliances and crew from Aylesbury, along with a further two from Oxfordshire, attended a fire in a single storey barn, measuring approximately 30m x 20m. The barn, including approximately 100 tonnes of hay and straw, were 100% damaged by the fire.

This protracted incident required appliance relief which was provided by Amersham, High Wycombe and West Ashland. Throughout the incident firefighters used

  • Hose reel jets
  • Water shuttle
  • Small gear
  • Thermal imaging camera
  • Hay drags


One appliance and crew from Newport Pagnell and one from Winslow attended.

A tractor fire had spread to affect two fields measuring around 100 metres by 100 metres.

The firefighters used two sets of breathing apparatus and two hose reels.

One appliance and crew from Abingdon, one from Wheatley and one from Buckingham attended

A combine harvester was on fire.

The firefighters used:

  • Two sets of breathing apparatus
  • Two hose reels
  • Low expansion foam

They were assisted by a farmer with a water bowser.

The combine harvester was destroyed by the fire, which also affected approximately 250 square metres of field.

Eight appliances and crew from Amersham, Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield and High Wycombe including appliances from Royal Berkshire, attended a fire effecting approximately 12 acres of straw and stubble. To extinguish the fire Firefighters used;

  • Three hose reel jets
  • Beaters
  • Water back pack
  • Two 4×4 vehicles

Four appliances and crew from Amersham, High Wycombe, Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross attended a fire involving a tractor and one hector of stubble. To extinguish the fire, firefighters used;

  • Three hose reel jets
  • Small gear
  • One short extendable ladder
  • Fog spike
  • Water carrier

Crews continued to dampen down and turn over the effected area to remove hotspots and make the area safe.

Five appliances and crew from Brill, Winslow, Newport Pagnell and Aylesbury including an appliance and crew from Bedfordshire attended a fire involving a combine harvester. To extinguish a small fire in the combine thresher unit firefighters used One hose reel jet and One breathing apparatus.