WATCH: Farm blaze was severe, says fire officer

A fire officer has described the blaze at Hillhead Farm as substantial and severe.

Incident commander for Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, Danny Stephenson, told the Gazette that last night’s fire in Shilbottle was so large it could be seen for miles around.

Last night's fire. Picture by Richard Hall

Last night's fire. Picture by Richard Hall

The flames have died down today, but he said that the piles of straw could still burn well into the night.

Watch the attached video.