Barn fire in Westerleigh on Leigh Lane sees cows moved
Date of alert:
Thursday, 9 February 2023
Avon & Somerset Constabulary
A herd of cows has had to be moved because of a barn fire that broke out in south Gloucestershire yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).
The barn was storing around 100 tonnes of hay and crews remain on the scene this morning (Thursday).
Just after 12pm the Avon Fire and Rescue Service reported that several crews were attending a fire on Leigh Lane in Westerleigh.
An hour later a spokesperson issued an update about the situation, saying that 14 cows had been moved to safety.
Firefighters were still tackling the fire and the fire service advised people living in the area to keep their windows closed due to the amount of smoke.