Firefighters from across North Yorkshire battling large fire

Seven crews of firefighters from all across North Yorkshire  are at a large barn fire near Bedale
Seven crews of firefighters from all across North Yorkshire are at a large barn fire near Bedale

FIREFIGHTERS from across North Yorkshire are currently battling a huge blaze.

Seven crews from all across the county are at a large barn fire near Bedale.

Station manager Bob Hoskins is at the scene.

He said: "The barn contains straw and agricultural machinery.

"No people or livestock have been harmed.

"Crews will be at the scene for some time."

York Press: Seven crews from all across the county are at a large barn fire near Bedale
York Press: Seven crews from all across the county are at a large barn fire near Bedale

Seven crews from all across the county are at a large barn fire near Bedale

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service say they got the call out to a farm in Langthorne at about 12.30am.

Crews from Bedale and Colburn were initially called to the blaze.

On arrival the first appliance requested a back up of four further fire engines for water from Masham, Leyburn,Richmond and Northallerton and all attended along with a crew from Tadcaster brought their water bowser.

The fire spread from the straw and set fire to the building and a tractor and trailer.