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Crews quell hay wagon fire in northeastern Berks

A blaze that erupted Thursday from a hay wagon in Maxatawny Township was quickly contained by fire crews, according to emergency reports.

Initial calls came in about 4:10 p.m. for a hay wagon on fire being pulled by a tractor near 15380 Kutztown Road.

Photos of the incident posted on Facebook show the tractor pulled into a parking lot at the Countryside Eatery, with the hay wagon detached and aflame a few dozen feet from the tractor.

Crews arrived within 10 minutes of the initial call, and the fire was contained by 4:34 p.m., according to reports.

No information was available Thursday evening whether anyone was injured in the blaze, but there were no reports of medical services being called to the scene.

Further information was unavailable.

Source: Berkshire mont

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