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South Hill VFD Responds to Hay Bailer Fire

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SOUTH HILL, VA - Flames rolled into the air and smoke billowed as a hay bailer in South Hill erupted with fire. Chief 7 while enroute to the scene requested Engine 71. Chief 7 arrived on scene and established command. A quick assessment of the incident led to the discovery that the fire was down a path where larger apparatus could not fit. Chief 5 established water supply for all units on scene. Brush trucks from Companies 7 and 5 shuttled water from the hard surface road and Engine 71 handled the fire attack. No injuries were reported and fire was contained and extinguished from the hay bailer.

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