Crews tackle haystack blaze for five hours

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Firefighters from Illingworth and Halifax attended a haystack fire last night. (Saturday)

The blaze began at round 10.20pm on Hays Lane, Mixenden, and required three pumps - of which assisted for five hours before the flames were ignited.

The force said it is fairly certain some youths set fire to the haystack.

Police were also in attendance.