A telehandler was totally destroyed by fire in Satterleigh Barton, near South Molton Tuesday (September 1).

Crews from South Molton, Chudleigh and Barnstaple were sent to Satterleigh just after 12 noon.

On arrival, crews found an agricultural telehandler well alight in a private lane.

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They extinguished the fire but the vehicle was 100 per cent destroyed, with a hedgerow also being badly damaged.

The cause of the fire was accidental.