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Barn fire on farm at Milton Damerel near Holsworthy Beacon

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Barn fire on farm at Milton Damerel near Holsworthy Beacon

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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.

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