FIREFIGHTERS were called to a property near Ilminster after reports of a log store on fire. 

One fire engine from Ilminster, one from Chard and the Pinzgauer from Ilminster were sent to the property on Kingstone Main in Kingstone, near Ilminster at 11.38pm last night (February 1) to battle the blaze.

When they arrived, crews confirmed that the log store, measuring approximately 10 meters by 15 meters and containing approximately 30 tonnes of logs, was well alight. 

Firefighters extinguished the fire using one light portable pump supplying water from a swimming pool, one compressed air foam jet, one main jet and drag forks.