FIRE crews were called out last night after a report of a fire in Staplake Lane, Starcross.
They were called at 3.48am this morning and one fire engine from Dawlish attended.
A fire service spokesperson said: "Once fire crews attended they discovered that approximately fifteen hay bales in the middle of a field completely destroyed by fire.
"Fire crews inspected the bales to confirm there was no threat of fire spread."
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Fire Service.