VIDEO: Aftermath of Ackworth farm fire

A farmer suffered burns to his face in a desperate attempt to save his farm from being wrecked by arsonists for a third time in just four years.

It took firefighters more than 40 hours to put out the blaze at Lanes Farm, on Pontefract Road in Ackworth after more than 300 tonnes of straw were set alight.

Lanes Farm in Ackworth - The aftermath of a farm fire which caused around two hundred thousand pounds worth of damage. Farmer Robert Attwood was also hurt in the fire. (P524U334)

Lanes Farm in Ackworth - The aftermath of a farm fire which caused around two hundred thousand pounds worth of damage. Farmer Robert Attwood was also hurt in the fire. (P524U334)

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