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Barn fire in Winton thought to be arson

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Barn fire in Winton thought to be arson

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Wednesday, 13 July 2022

Dorset Police

A fire in a barn in the Avon area that was holding 100 tonnes of hay and machinery is thought to have been deliberately started.

Nine Avon fire crews were needed to fight the barn fire which is thought to have been deliberately set.

The barn on Barrow Lane in Winford was holding 100 tonnes of hay, a spinner and a tractor.

At 3pm on Saturday, 9 July crews from Bedminster, Temple, Chew Magna, Hicks Gate, Southmead, Nailsea, Portishead, Avonmouth and Kingswood were called to reports of the fire.

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