FIREFIGHTERS were called to a major barn fire in north Herefordshire overnight.

A fire service spokesperson said crews from Leintwardine, Leominster and Kingsland were called to the fire in Orleton at 1.30am this morning (Tuesday).

On arrival, they found the 24x24m barn containing hay, straw and machinery was well alight.

Crews tackled the fire using hose reel jets, covering jets and a water shuttle.

Photo: Kingsland Fire Station