Four people were treated for smoke inhalation after fire in barn involving tractor at Hardisworthy.

Four people were treated for minor smoke inhalation after a fire in an agricultural building in Hardisworthy, near Hartland.

A fire crew from Hartland and two from Buse arrived at the farm at around 12.30pm yesterday (Sunday).

They found a tractor well alight within a barn and used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets and a covering jet to extinguish it.

Despite their efforts the tractor was completely destoryed and 20 per cent of the barn was damaged by the blaze.

The cause of the fire was accidental.