Firefighters are warning people about the drifting smoke from this large fire south of York this evening (Monday, 11 September).
Crews were called to the blaze at around 4.19pm at Skipwith near Escrick.
About 150 hay bales are on fire.
Selby firefighters are still at the scene.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Crews are currently not carrying out any firefighting actions due to wind conditions and instead remain on scene carrying out fire watch. Police have been informed.”
On Facebook, York Fire Station said: “Crews from York and Selby have been called to a large hay bale fire near Escrick. If you’re in the area then be aware of drifting smoke.”