Huge Monyash hay bale fire

Firefighters were called to the scene
Firefighters were called to the scene

Firefighters are battling a barn fire in Monyash which involves 60 tons of hay.

This morning, Tuesday, July 17 at just after 6am crews from Bakewell and two teams from Buxton were sent out to Horse Lane.

At around 9am crews were still on the scene and a spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said: “Crews are in attendance at a barn fire on Horse Lane, Monyash which involves 60 tons hay.

“Crews are using a cover jet and working with the owner to remove the hay to a safe place.”