A person suffered from smoke inhalation from a farm fire near Bridgwater that resulted in 16 fire crews attending.

The fire was reported at 1am on February 21 in Stretcholt and could be seen from far away.

On arrival fire crews found farm buildings, a stable and domestic accommodation well alight.

All the animals had been moved to safety.

Half an hour later 10 fire crews were on the scene fighting the fire that was engulfing an area of buildings approximately 100 metres by 200 metres.

Low hazard asbestos was also involved in the fire.

The fire underway. Photo: Nether Stowey Fire Station

The fire underway. Photo: Nether Stowey Fire Station

Crews from Bridgwater, Burnham on Sea, Taunton, Nether Stowey, Cheddar, Wellington, Glastonbury, Ilminster, Somerset and Yeovil fought the fire through the night.

Just before 6am relief crews from Somerton, Minehead, Williton, Dulverton, Honiton and Tiverton moved into position.