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West Auckland's Manor Farm partially destroyed by fire

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West Auckland's Manor Farm partially destroyed by fire

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Friday, 5 August 2022

Durham Constabulary

Dozens of firefighters spent more than four hours tackling a massive fire that engulfed a County Durham farmer’s field yesterday.

Videos at the scene show smoke billowing over houses and orange flames as the fire spreads across a nearby field.

A County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Reports of a large fire on a farm at the rear of The Manor House in West Auckland came into CDDFRS control just after 4.30pm yesterday, Wednesday 3rd of August.

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