Enquiry ongoing into barn blaze

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a fire which destroyed a barn in Walsden.

Thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused in the fire at Stone House Farm, Stone Bridge Lane, off Rochdale Road, at around 12.45am on Monday October 17.

Officers, alongside West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, are continuing enquiries into the cause of the blaze. It is not yet clear whether the incident is suspicious.

Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity or may have information about the fire is asked to contact PC Gemma Turner via 0845 6060606.