Barn Fire – Ryton Fields Farm, Wolston Lane

At 7:04pm on Friday 1st May calls started to pour into the fire service reporting a fire in or near Ryton-on-Dunsmore.
The thick black smoke was clearly visible by many in the village. The smoke could clearly be seen before 7:30pm from Holly Drive as well being able to hear multiple sirens from attending fire engines (pictured right).
The fire was a large barn at Ryton Fields Farm on Wolston Lane, containing hay and agricultural machinery. Fire engines were despatched from Fire Services in Leamington, Rugby and Southam as well as from further afield in Kenilworth, Atherstone, Coleshill and West Midlands. At the height of the fire there were 6 fire engines in attendance.
Fire crews were in attendance all night to ensure the fire was contained. It is believed that there were no injuries.
You can read the full fire service’s report on the Warwickshire news website.