Fire fighters tackle Umberleigh blaze

THREE fire crews tackled a blaze at an office in Umberleigh on Wednesday lunchtime. Appliances from South Molton and Barnstaple were called to Umberleigh Bridge at 12.43pm. Four fire fighters donned breathing apparatus and extinguished the fire u

THREE fire crews tackled a blaze at an office in Umberleigh on Wednesday lunchtime.

Appliances from South Molton and Barnstaple were called to Umberleigh Bridge at 12.43pm.

Four fire fighters donned breathing apparatus and extinguished the fire using hose reel jets. The fire service said a third of the office had been fire damaged, while the rest suffered smoke damage.

The cause is thought to be accidental.

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