The agricultural vehicle was severely damaged in the fire yesterday afternoon (Weds).

AN AGRICULUTRAL forager was severely damaged after it caught fire outside North Devon District Hospital yesterday afternoon (Weds).

A fire crew from Barnstaple arrived at the scene at around 3.15pm and found a small fire in the rear of the vehicle.

They extinguished the fire, which was believed to be accidental, wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel jet.