York & North Yorkshire

Thorpe Willoughby fire: Blaze tackled at mushroom farm site

Fire in Thorpe Willoughby Image copyright NYF&RS
Image caption Fire crews were called to Thorpe Willoughby on Saturday night

A large blaze has ripped through the site of a former mushroom farm in North Yorkshire.

About 20 firefighters helped bring the fire under control at Thorpe Willoughby, near Selby, on Saturday night.

It is not thought anyone was injured. An investigation is under way to find out how the fire started.

Pictures circulated on social media showed smoke from the fire was visible from several miles away from the site.

Image copyright Simon Barnett
Image caption About 20 firefighters were required to extinguish the blaze

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