Large fire at barn in Pitton

Large fire at barn in Pitton

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 12:06pm 21st March 2019. (Updated at 1:30pm 21st March 2019)

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At its height, 50 firefighters were tackling the blaze which broke out last night (21st March).

Firefighters were called to a barn containing straw which was well alight around 9.51pm.

Four crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue were called to assist Wiltshire crews.

There were concerns the fire could spread to an adjacent bungalow.

Compressed foam was used to get the fire under control.

No-one has been injured and all people in the nearby property have been accounted for.

SSE were also called to the scene last night.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue say they have two crews still on the scene including a water carrier.

The cause is unknown.

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