Firefighters tackle fire at Isle of Wight farm

By Matthew McKew

Published on Monday, December 05, 2016 - 15:07

 

Firefighters tackle fire at Isle of Wight farm

Firefighters tackle the blaze at Green Lane Farm, off Ashey Road. Photo by Chris Cornford

A LARGE barn fire broke out in Ryde on the Isle of Wight earlier today (Monday).

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was called shortly before 3pm to attend Green Lane Farm, off Ashey Road.

Three hundred bales of hay or straw were said to be well alight in a barn.

Two fire engines and one water carrier were sent to help extinguish the blaze.

Shortly before 5pm, an Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said crews were likely to be on the scene for several hours.

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