First picture emerges of huge fire on South Yorkshire farm

The first picture has emerged of huge fire on South Yorkshire farm.

Thursday, 29th August 2019, 21:25 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th August 2019, 21:34 pm

In the photo, thick black smoke can be seen billowing from an outbuidling on Newington Road in Austerfield.

The public are being advised to keep windows and doors closed to keep out smoke coming from the blaze, which is also thought to include a number of scrap cars.

A fire at a farm on Newington Road, Austerfield.

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Earlier, the fire service said they had two pumps in attendance and another two on the way and were advising people to avoid the area if possible.

A fire service spokesperson said: "I know we keep saying it folks, but for those in the area we recommend you keep your windows and doors closed."