TWO crews are still at the scene of a barn fire which broke out last night.

The fire started in Grewgrass Lane, in New Marske, at about 9.30pm.

Cleveland Fire Brigade sent six engines to tackle the blaze at Grewgrass Farm, where it was reported a 50m by 30m barn was alight. 

A spokesperson for the service said two crews remained at the scene this morning to damp down. 

Last night, Cleveland Police was assisting the fire service and asked people in the area to keep their windows shut while the incident was dealt with. 

Crews from Grangetown, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Saltburn, Thornaby were part of the emergency response. 

A spokesperson for Cleveland Fire Brigade said: "We were called at 9.28pm yesterday to a fire in a barn at Grewgrass Farm, Grewgrass Lane, New Marske, Redcar

"Six fire engines attended from Grangetown, Middlesbrough, Saltburn and Thornaby stations.

"We used ground monitors to get the fire under control. 

"Residents in the area were advised to close windows.

"Dropped to two fire engines at 1.17am this morning and still on site damping down and monitoring."