South Scotland

Fire destroys 1,000 hay bales at Eyemouth farm

A barn containing 1,000 bales of hay has been destroyed in a major fire near Eyemouth.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at Cairncross farm at about 02:15.

Seven crews from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service found the shed, which also contained asbestos, well alight.

They prevented the fire from spreading to adjacent buildings where agricultural fertiliser is stored.

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