John Squire’s home studio, set up in the barn near his house, has burned down. 20 fire fighters fought the blaze in theÂ two-storey barn is on a quiet county lane next to the large farmhouse. Squireâs friend and bandmate Mani is believed to have been visiting at the time.
A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Five fire engines attended a fire involving a steel frame and concrete barn in Sutton, near Macclesfield. The two-storey building was well alight. Firefighters used two hose reels and jets to tackle the blaze and a thermal imaging camera was used to check for further hot spots of fire.