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500 tonnes of straw catches fire inside barn

Humberside Fire Brigade were recently called to deal with an incident at a farm.

4 crews from 3 different fire stations attended the incident at Burton Pidsea in the East of England.

A spokesperson for the Humberside Fire Twitter page reported that a barn had caught fire in the early hours of Monday, June 15th.

The barn contained over 500 tonnes of straw and the fire was burning through the roof of the building.

They reported that the farmer was able to remove a number of bales and reduce the total amount in the shed to 200 tonnes.

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The incident was first reported at 4.46 am and crews remained at the scene until the late afternoon.

Image source: Humberside Fire Twitter

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