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Smoke warning after fire in Scocles Road, Minster

By Ellis Stephenson

Residents were told to beware of heavy smoke as a barn fire raged this afternoon.

Four fire engines were called to the blaze in Scocles Road, Minster, at around 1.10pm.

Crews warned residents in the surrounding Thistle Hill area to keep their windows and doors shut.

Picture of the blaze at Scocles Road, Minster
Picture of the blaze at Scocles Road, Minster

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus while they tried to contain the blaze.

The flames were put out and crews left the scene by 2.45pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "There are no reported casualties and the cause is not yet known."

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