IN PICTURES and VIDEO: 20 firefighters battle Rugeley barn blaze

More than 20 firefighters tackled a large barn blaze in Rugeley.

IN PICTURES and VIDEO: 20 firefighters battle Rugeley barn blaze

The fire service were alerted to the fire around 7.20pm yesterday evening and four crews, two from Rugeley, one from Abbots Bromley and one from Lichfield along with a water carrier from Cannock were dispatched.

20 firefighters tackled the blaze, picture: Sam Westley
20 firefighters tackled the blaze, picture: Sam Westley

Around 5,000 bales of hay are thought to have been burning.

A spokesman from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "We have had lots of calls about this.

"It is a large barn fire involving bales of hay. The firefighters on site are trying to get the flames under control but it looks at this stage that will not need further assistance."

There were no reported injuries.

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