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Hay burning in Buckeye Valley area: Video of bales on fire

Posted at 11:33 AM, Jul 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 14:41:01-04

Are you seeing smoke near Buckeye Valley?

Bales of hay have caught fire at a farm in the area of Interstate 10 near Palo Verde Road in Buckeye Valley.

Air15 video showed at least three fire engines at the farm. The burning hay bales are beneath a shaded structure.

It is not known how the fire sparked, but the Valley has had a week of high temperatures. On Thursday, Phoenix reached 115 degrees marking the hottest day of the year.

Temperatures were forecasted to reach 112 on Friday.

ABC15 has reached out to authorities for information.