Page last updated at 08:49 GMT, Friday, 18 December 2009

Fire crews tackle huge barn fire

The fire, pic courtesy of Alex Fleetwood
Crews spent much of Thursday night at the scene

Fire crews have been tackling a huge barn fire in Shropshire.

More than 40 firefighters were called to a field off the A528 in Myddle, on Thursday evening where half the barn was alight.

It is believed it contained straw and fertilisers. Shropshire Fire Service said several specialist appliances had to be used to tackle the blaze.

One witness said the smoke from the fire was visible from most houses in the village.

The cause is not yet known.



Print Sponsor


RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific