Fire crews battled blaze at barn

Higher Lane, Rainford
Higher Lane, Rainford

FIREFIGHTERS battled for hours to extinguish a barn blaze in St Helens.

At around 11.50am on Thursday (yesterday) three crews were called to an address close to Higher Lane in Rainford in a bid to extinguish the flames.

Emergency services were at the scene for almost two hours until the barn was deemed safe.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.