600 tonnes of straw on fire leaves road closed south of Wantage

600 tonnes of straw on fire leaves road closed south of Wantage

600 tonnes of straw on fire leaves road closed south of Wantage

First published in News
Last updated

Six hundred tonnes of straw is alight, resulting in Copperage Road being closed at the B4494 at Farnborough Village.

Traffic is being affected south of Wantage between Farnborough and West Ilsley.

Get the latest on this incident with our traffic and travel page

  • Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone's contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.

Send your Letter to the Editor: What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter for publication here

11:20am Monday 28th July 2014

What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter through the blue headline above.


Our top stories

UPDATE: Two men taken to hospital after crash near Pear Tree

Oxford Mail:

3:05pm Friday 6th March 2015

TWO men have been taken to John Radcliffe hospital following a six-vehicle crash on the A34 Northbound at the Peartree Interchange..

Robert Blackwell pleads guilty to causing the death of Witney schoolgirl Liberty Baker

Oxford Mail:

2:44pm Friday 6th March 2015

TEENAGER Robert Blackwell has pleaded guilty to causing the death of Witney schoolgirl Liberty Baker.

Benefit cheats fleeced taxpayers out of £1.3m

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 6th March 2015

FRAUDSTERS in Oxford raked in almost £1.28m in the past financial year from the public purse.

Victims in Banbury sex abuse case are praised for their bravery

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

1:24pm Friday 6th March 2015

THE victims in the Banbury sex abuse case have been praised for their bravery throughout the trial.

UPDATE: Two cars flip over in separate crashes in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

8:18am Friday 6th March 2015

TWO cars were left on their roofs after flipping in separate crashes this morning.

Two women being supported after suspected brothel raided in Cowley Road

Oxford Mail: police officer rear

11:35am Friday 6th March 2015

TWO women have been removed from a suspected brother in Cowley Road.

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

11:59am Tue 26 Aug 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

In this weather it's hardly likely to be spontaneous combustion, arson maybe?
In this weather it's hardly likely to be spontaneous combustion, arson maybe? Dilligaf2010
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree