VIDEO: A barn has been destroyed by fire on the outskirts of Ryde today (Monday).

Fire crews were called to Little Green Farm, just off Ashey Road, around 3.15pm.

Hay bales and food stock have been destroyed.

Ryde Ashey fire

Several cows were led to safety as the fire took hold, but it is understood that one animal has perished.

Ryde Ashey fire

Several fire appliances have been stood down from the incident, but crews will remain on site for several hours as the fire burns out.

Ryde Ashey barn fire

Homes around the Ashey area are expected to be without power for a while this evening, as the electric has been turned off as the incident occurred near to a main power line.

Ryde Ashey fire