SIX fire engines were sent to tackle a barn blaze in Broughton-in-Furness on Saturday (November 11).

Crews from Barrow, Coniston, Ulverston, Ambleside, Millom attended the incident at the 40m x 50m barn at 9.14pm.


Firefighters used hose reels, compressed air foam system, three main jets, an aerial appliance and breathing apparatus to extinguish the blaze.

They remained at the scene for more than seven hours.

A Cumbria Fire spokesperson said that it was a 'very challenging incident with multiple risks'.