Domestic property fire in Awliscombe

Fire destroys a ground floor porch of a property near Honiton.

FIREFIGHTERS responded to reports of a fire at a domestic property in Awliscombe.

Crews from Honiton and Cullompton were called to reports of a fire involving an empty diesel tank, which had spread to the ground floor porch of a property on the main road through Awliscombe at 1.32pm today (Wednesday, June 1).

The porch was severely damaged and the fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.