Somerset

Somerset Home Farm barn fire destroys 200 tonnes of hay

Hay on fire inside a barn at a farm in Chilcompoton, Somerset
Image caption The blaze began on Tuesday morning

About 200 tonnes of hay is on fire at a farm in Chilcompton, Somerset.

The fire began in a barn at Home Farm, Rock Road, at 08:30 BST on Tuesday and 25 fire fighters were sent to tackle the blaze.

A fire service spokesman said the blaze was under control and jets were being used to dampen down the barn structure.

Three appliances from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue attended the scene along with two appliances from Avon Fire and Rescue.

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