Dorset

Dorset barn blaze destroys 30 tonnes of hay

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a Dorset barn which is thought to contain about 30 tonnes of hay.

More than 20 firefighters were called out after the fire broke out in the barn off West Street, in Chickerell, shortly after 17:00 BST.

A tractor was also used to help remove hay bales from the scene.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said crews were expected to remain at the site overnight. It is not yet known what caused the fire.

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