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Fire service issues smoke warning from barn fire near Banbury

Byoxfordnewspaper

Sep 30, 2022

The Fire Service have shared advice following the appearance of a huge smoke plume amid a barn fire.

Earlier today in Wroxton, near Banbury, residents sighted a large plume of smoke in the air which they reported to the fire department.

A spokesperson for Oxfordshire County Council confirmed the fire involved a barn full of straw.

Read more: Fire service shares advice amid smoke plume in Yarnton

The Fire Service shared advice on social media: “Our current advice is to close windows and doors if you live in the area and consider turning off air-conditioning.

“Further updates will be added as the situation develops.”

This smoke plume comes not long after another in Yarnton, which residents also reported to the fire service.

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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

Get in touch with him by emailing: Matthew.norman@newsquest.co.uk

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