Huge barn fire just off M6 in Harborough Magna near Rugby

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to a large barn fire in Harborough Magna on Sunday morning.

At 12.45am on Sunday Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Emergency Control room received a number of calls to a large barn fire on Montilo Lane, Harborough Magna.

Two fire crews from Rugby attended, but further resources were quickly required and more firefighters from Coleshill and Lutterworth assisted.

The fire involved three large outbuildings, used as agricultural storage facilities, but also contained fertiliser.

A specialist hazardous materials officer was also sent to give crews specialist advice on dealing with the fertiliser.

Crews were on the scene for the remainder of the night.