Update: Aurelius, Union Springs fire departments extinguish hay fire on truck

Aurelius and Union Springs firefighters extinguished a fire that lighted in hay bales on the back of a truck in Friday just before noon.

Aurelius Assistant Fire Chief Jim Burns said approximately 15 round hay bales caught fire as a truck was driving in the area of Route 326 and Sevior Road in Aurelius. Pieces of the lighted bales dropped in the road and were smoldering, he added.

No one was injured and no roads were closed, though Burns said it took firefighters about 45 minutes to get the fire out.

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