Investigation into fire at church in Devon


An investigation is under way into a fire which broke out in the grounds of a church in east Devon.

The fire, in School Lane, Newton Poppleford, swept through St Luke's church hall as well as an office and two sheds in the grounds.

The church building suffered minor damage in the fire.

Four fire crews from Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary and Exeter were called out to tackle the blaze just before 0330 BST.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police.

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