Building fire at Membury
PUBLISHED: 09:25 23 August 2013 | UPDATED: 09:48 23 August 2013
Firefighters from three towns called to roof blaze
Firefighters from three towns were called to a blaze at Membury yesterday evening (Thursday August 22).
Appliances from Chard, Colyton and Honiton were scrambled after reports that a roof was alight at the Red Lion House, at around 6.30pm.
Crews found the fire had been confined to an outbuilding, next to the detached dwelling. Villagers had used a hosepipe to put out the blaze before the emergency services arrived.
Crews used a triple extension ladder and thermal imaging camera to investigate further to make sure there were no hotspots.
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