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Pymore Lane Bridport closed due to barn fire

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Pymore Lane Bridport closed due to barn fire

Date of alert:

Thursday, 18 August 2022

Crime Ref:

Force:

Dorset Police

Crews are tackling a huge barn fire in Bridport which is close to a barn holding livestock.

The barn is storing around 900 tonnes of hay.

The fire broke at in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

Crews from Bridport and Beaminster were mobilised to the barn on Pymore Lane at just after 1am.

On arrival, they found the barn fully alight and requested three more pumps from Charmouth, Maiden Newton and Dorchester.

Crews are using multiple main lines to bring the fire under control and prevent spread to adjacent buildings, one with solar panels on the roof, and to protect a cattle shed with livestock inside.

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Pymore Lane Bridport closed due to barn fire
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