Around 70 firefighters were on scene to tackle a barn fire in Kingsclere this morning.

The Newbury Road incident was attended to for approximately three hours after eight engines and several specialist vehicles from Andover, Whitchurch, Overton, Basingstoke, Tadley, Fleet, Redbridge, Eastleigh and Rushmoor were called out at around 12.30am.

The blaze started in a barn and spread to several other farm buildings, however was stopped by the fire crews before it reached a fertilizer storage tank.

Four bulls in a nearby field were led to safety by Animal Rescue.

South Central Ambulance Service and Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene.

Fire crews used 14 sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reels, two jets and two foam jets in the operation.