Arson attack on barn

PUBLISHED: 10:36 05 February 2017 | UPDATED: 11:03 05 February 2017

Barn blaze.

Barn blaze.

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Police and fire officers are investigating an arson attack at a barn in West Huntspill yesterday (Saturday).

A barn full of straw was well alight when fire engines from Burnham and Bridgwater arrived in Sloway Lane at 3pm.

Avon and Somerset Police were requested to attend as crews believed the fire had been started deliberately and the culprits were still nearby.

A telehandler was used to remove bales from within the barn while crews battled the fire.

Crews from Cheddar and Bridgwater relieved firefighters at the scene at 6pm.

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