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Multiple crews in attendance at agricultural fire in Brimfield, Ludlow

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Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called at approximately 11:45am on Friday 23 February to an agricultural building fire in Brimfield, Ludlow.

Five fire engines (from Leominster, Tenbury, Bromyard, Leintwardine and Ross-on-Wye) and two water carriers arrived on scene and were met with a developing fire that involved an agricultural building with livestock, vehicles and a large quantity of hay.

Firefighters have successfully led all livestock to a safe location and are currently tackling the fire.

There is currently a large plume of smoke heading in a westerly direction. Residents in the Brimfield, Orleton, Wyson, Bircher and Comberton areas are advised to keep windows and doors closed until further notice.

*Update: The plume of smoke has dispersed. Residents in the area can now open their windows and doors.