Barn fire at Doncaster farm

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arson is suspected as the cause of a major fire in a barn at a Doncaster area farm last night.

Four fire crews were called to Manor Farm in School Lane, Stainton, just after 6pm and spent five hours at the site.

Ten large hay bales were on fire and the building was well alight by the time Edlington, Maltby, Doncaster and Rothertham appliances arrived.

They brought the fire under control by 8.30pm and then spent another two-and-a-half hours breaking up the bales and damping down.

A fire service spokesman said the caused was believed to be deliberate.