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In pictures: Crews tackle thatch roof fire

Firefighters attend the fire at Warninglid last night Credit: ITV Meridian

Firefighters battled to stop a fire spreading through a thatched roof at a property in Warninglid, West Sussex, last night. Six engines attended. There were no injuries and an investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

Firefighters tackle the blaze Credit: ITV Meridian
Firefighters on the scene at the fire in Warninglid Credit: ITV Meridian
Smoke rises from the roof of the thatched property Credit: ITV Meridian

Barn fire in Warninglid

Fireman sprays water on the barn fire Credit: West Sussex Fire and Rescue

Six crews from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service have been tackling a barn fire in the village of Warninglid overnight. Approximately 800 bales of hay were destroyed in the blaze which is still smouldering.

Crews were called to the blaze at 17:39 yesterday afternoon Credit: West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service