Three fire engines attended the scene in Torrington yesterday (Sunday).

A SHED containing chickens caught ablaze during the early hours yesterday (Sunday) in Torrington.

Two fire engines from Torrington and one from Braunton attended the scene just after midnight in Caddywell Lane, Torrington.

A fire spokesman said: “Upon arrival crews got to work using two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.

“Crews confirmed that one chicken had died in the first shed which was affected by fire, and the second shed several still alive not affected by fire.”

The fire was extinguished after 45 minutes of the fire crews’ arrival.