A BARN was completely destroyed following a 'deliberate' fire near Bridgwater on Saturday (October 10).

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called out at 12.56pm to reports of a barn on fire in Holloway Road in Middlezoy.

Four fire engines from Bridgwater and Glastonbury along with a water carrier also from Bridgwater attended the scene.

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A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: "Crews extinguished the fire using hose reel jets but unfortunately the building was completely destroyed.

"Police attended due to the cause of the fire being deliberate."