Crews damp down at scene of major barn fire at Cumberworth

Fire crews remain at the scene of a large barn fire at Cumberworth near Huddersfield.

Fire crews have been tackling a blaze in farm buildings at Cumberworth
Fire crews have been tackling a blaze in farm buildings at Cumberworth

Two buildings which were storing bales at Dearne Head, in Haddingley Lane, went up in flames overnight.

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Residents were warned in the early hours to keep windows closed because of drifting smoke.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said four engines - from Illingworth, Ossett, Huddersfield and Dewsbury - remained at the scene and were using three large jets to extinguish the fire.

They will stay at the scene for the rest of the day.