Tayside and Central Scotland

Firefighters tackle massive farm blaze in Perthshire

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Image caption Bales of hay, grain, and farm equipment were destroyed in the fire

Firefighters are continuing to deal with a major blaze at an agricultural shed in Perthshire, which broke out on Sunday night.

The shed near Blackford, containing 1,500 bales of hay, 300 tonnes of grain and farm equipment, was well alight when emergency services arrived.

Firefighters were alerted shortly before 20:00 and used portable pumps to divert water from a river.

Seven fire appliances attended the incident.

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