Winkleigh barn fire started in roof joists

FIRE crews from North Tawton, Hatherleigh and Barnstaple were called to tackle a barn fire near Winkleigh yesterday (Thursday). They put out the tea-time blaze at the single storey stone barn at Southcott using a hose reel, small tools and a thermal imagi

FIRE crews from North Tawton, Hatherleigh and Barnstaple were called to tackle a barn fire near Winkleigh yesterday (Thursday).

They put out the tea-time blaze at the single storey stone barn at Southcott using a hose reel, small tools and a thermal imaging camera. A water bowser from Barnstaple was not needed.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the fire had started in timber roof joists.


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