FIRE CREWS from Chard, Ilminster, Crewkerne and Yeovil were all called to fight a barn fire this morning.

The fire took place in Oxenford Lane, Dowlish Wake, Ilminster, at shortly before 8.30am.

On arrival, crews confirmed a five straw bay barn but the fire only involving one bay.

Crews got to work with four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets, and had assistance from the farmer with a telehandler.

Crews put the fire out and confirmed the cause as accidental. Damage was confined to the end bay and its contents. Duty of care was left with the farmer