A barn full of hay on a farm near Dalwood caught fire yesterday morning (September 21).

At 6.10am crews from Danes Castle, Axminster and Colyton were mobilised.

A telehandler moved around 200 large hay bales from the barn to prevent them catching alight.

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By just before 9am crews had succeeded in managing the fire.

The cause is reported to have been accidental.