Firefighters tackle barn blaze

Barn blaze near Basingstoke Credit: Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters from Hampshire were needed when a blaze broke out at a farm near Basingstoke last night. Fire swept through 10 tonnes of straw. More than 15 emergency crew were needed. When they arrived at the scene they found an open-sided barn containing straw bails and farm trailers well alight.

Contents of barn 'well alight' Credit: Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service

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