Barn fire on farm at Milton Damerel near Holsworthy Beacon
Date of alert:
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Devon & Cornwall Police
Crews have spent the early morning fighting a fire on a farm in North Devon.
The fire service was called at 5.42am this morning (Friday, May 27) to reports of a barn on fire on a farm near Holsworthy Beacon.
Fire crews from Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and Torrington were mobilised to the farm in Milton Damerel.
On arrival at the scene they found a fire within the roof of the building which measured approximately 20 metres x 40 metres.
Some three hours later the fire service reported that firefighters were making "steady progress" in tackling the fire wearing breathing apparatus and through cutting away and dampening down areas.