Firefighters battle hay bale fire on Chester County farm

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Friday, July 15, 2016

NEW GARDEN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Firefighters battled a hay bale fire on a farm in Chester County.

The fire started around 11 a.m. Thursday and, at last check, engulfed about 800 bales of hay at a mushroom farm on the 200 block of Ellicott Circle.

Multiple fire companies from surrounding areas were called in assist with battling the fire.

A firefighter was taken to an area hospital for heat-related issues. Their condition is unknown at this time.

It is unknown how the fire started.