Excellent work by the Rushden Fire Brigade was responsible for the saving of the better part of a hayrick belonging to Mr R Marriott
, of Rushden, which took fire on Saturday afternoon near the Irchester-road, Rushden.
The brigade received the call at about 2 pm and turned out immediately with the hose cart. Using the hydrants they quickly got to work, and in a short time had the fire well under control. The brigade saved about 15 tons, and left the stack at 8.30 pm.
The firemen present were Capt. Knight, Second Officer G R Turner, and Firemen L Britchford, C Green, A Jaques, and J Wooding.