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Fire rips through a large barn in rural Sussex

Fire crews are are dealing with a large barn fire off Dragons Green Road in Shipley.

A fire which ripped through a large barn in rural Sussex may have been started by arsonists,  a fire service source has  said.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in Dragons Green Road  Shipley shortly after 7pm on Sunday.

Crews are likely  to remain at the scene  into the early hours of the morning to extinguish the blaze and have warned residents to keep their windows shut because of the smoke.

Nobody  has been injured in the fire. The cause is currently unexplained.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue have sent a number of resources to the on going incident.