Ten tonnes of rags in flames

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Firefighters took almost three hours to put out a blaze involving 10 tonnes of baled rags at a farm in Redbourn.

The rear of a seven tonne truck and a storage building were also involved in the fire at Flowers Farm in Hemel Hempstead Road just after 5.30pm on Monday.

The cause of the fire was accidental and 11 members of the public raised the alarm after spotting the flames.