COUNTY NEWS PHOTOS: Barn destroyed in farmyard blaze

Firefighters spent several hours fighting a blaze which destroyed a barn at a farm

Tuesday, 17th October 2017, 12:47 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:50 pm
Firefighters tackle barn blaze in Rowfant.
Firefighters tackle barn blaze in Rowfant.

Six fire engines were called to tackle the fire which raged at a farm along Wallage Lane, Rowfant, yesterday (October 16).

A spokesman for the fire service said the blaze broke out in a 50m by 20m barn just after 11am.

The building was filled with straw and fire raged into the early afternoon with crews using water jets to fight the flames.

Firefighters tackle barn blaze in Rowfant.

It was extinguished by 2.30pm but the barn was completely destroyed by the fire, a spokesman added.

No-one was injured and no livestock was inside the building at the time of the blaze.

The fire is being treated as an accident.

Firefighters tackle barn blaze in Rowfant.
Firefighters tackle barn blaze in Rowfant.
Firefighters tackle barn blaze in Rowfant.