Police probe into two straw bale arsons near Lincoln overnight

Lincolnshire firefighters tackled two straw bale fires near Lincoln overnight.

Police are investigating any possible link between the two incidents, and are treating them as arson.

At 8.38pm Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were called to straw bale stack fire off A158 at Wragby.

Crews from Lincoln North, Wragby and Bardney attended and extinguished the fire using hosereels.

The fire off B1241 between Stow and Willingham by Stow. Photo: @LincsRPU

The fire off B1241 between Stow and Willingham by Stow. Photo: @LincsRPU

Then, just after 9.10pm on Tuesday, August 12, firefighters attended another straw bale stack fire on B1241 Normanby Road in Stow, near Saxilby.

Crews from Lincoln South, Saxilby and Gainsborough also extinguished the fire with hosereels.

No one was injured in either of the incidents.