Fire crews battle barn fire

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A 20m high bale of hay stacked in a barn caught fire last night (Wednesday).

Firefighters from Pontefract, South Kirkby and Featherstone were called to a farm just off Mill Lane, Ackworth at around 6.30pm.

A fire service spokesman said crews managed to stop the blaze spreading to a nearby property.

He said nobody was injured in the incident and the fire is being allowed to burn out.

Fire crews are now investigating the cause of the blaze.