TRUCK CARRYING HAY BURSTS INTO FLAMES ON KYOGLE ROAD

Vision has captured the moment a truck carrying hay burst into flames on the state’s north.

The fire broke out on Kyogle Road at Byangum at around 2pm yesterday.

Firefighters were forced to retreat early as thick black smoke billowed from the truck…

Crews today thanked a quick thinking local farmer who used his tractor to remove the hay.

The scene that confronted firefighters when they arrived at the truck fire yesterday. Thanks also to local farmer Corey for his assistance at the scene and using his tractor to remove the hay from the truck. Also in attendance were Murwillumbah Rural Fire Brigade and Uki Rural Fire Brigade.

Posted by Fire & Rescue NSW Station 391 Murwillumbah on Friday, December 6, 2019