Mid Wales

Firefighters tackling barn blaze in Hendomen, Powys

Thirty firefighters are tackling a barn blaze near Montgomery in Powys.

The single-storey steel building, measuring 30m by 20m, is at Longlands farm in Hendomen and contains 250 bales of hay.

The alarm was raised at 17:17 GMT on Thursday, and five fire engines from Montgomery, Welshpool and Newtown went to the scene.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said asbestos was present in the roof of the barn.

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