More than 40 people call 999 about barn blaze at Wick

Appliance responding from stationFirefighters dealt with a blaze at a hay barn in Wick in the early hours of today.

Avon Fire & Rescue Service said their control room received more than 40 calls about the incident.

On arrival crews found the Dutch barn in Barrow Hill containing between 70 and 100 tonnes of hay well alight.

As there was no risk to life and no other buildings or animals close by crews allowed the hay to burn in a controlled manner.