23:57 - 2 hose reels in use at either end of the barn to protect surrounding area. Light portable pump being used to provide water from the canal.
00:32 - 2 hose reels still in use both sides of the barn protecting surrounding area. Water still being used from nearby canal.
01:32 - Water from canal is still being pumped to the incident ground. 2 hose reel jets in use to damp down the surrounding area. Fire is now being dealt with as a controlled burn. Fire investigation will take place during daylight hours with Police and Fire Service. Public Statement Issued:
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