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Barn fire spreads to farm buildings near Preston

Posted on - 4th May, 2017 - 4:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, News, Roads, Transport
Cumeragh Lane has been closed to traffic Pic: Google
Cumeragh Lane has been closed to traffic Pic: Google

A major fire has seen eight fire crews called to a barn on the outskirts of Preston.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said it had firefighters attending the incident in Cumeragh Lane in Whittingham.

The fire involves hay in a barn and has spread to adjacent buildings.

Water from a nearby pond is being used to fuel the fire hoses and try to bring the fire under control.

Read more: Kittens rescued from Whittingham barn fire

One eyewitness said the fire was at Little Meadow Farm.

Lancashire Police said they are advising people in the area to keep windows closed.

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