FOUR metres of fencing and a shed caught fire in Chard in the early hours of this morning (August 12).

Fire crews were called out to the back garden of a property in Dominy Close at around 2.30am.

When they arrived, a shed was on firemeasuring approximately 1.5 meters squared that had also spread to approximately four meters of fencing.

The fire was extinguished using a hose reel jet and small tools.

The shed was severely damaged by fire along with the fencing.

A nearby car and guttering of a house also suffered damage from the fire.

The cause of the fire was established as accidental.