Investigation launched into barn fire in Dewsbury


An investigation was today under way into the cause of a barn fire in Dewsbury.

Fire crews were called to the barn, on The Common in Thornhill, shortly before 10.45pm yesterday.

A spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service told the Yorkshire Evening Post that 80 per cent of the building – which contained hay and farming equipment – was involved in the incident.

Crews from Dewsbury and Mirfield attended and used four large jets to fight the fire, which was under control by 4am.

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