Garden blaze in Colyton

An unattended bonfire in a private garden in Colyton led to a callout from firefighters after a fire spread to a nearby shed.

Firefighters from Colyton and Axminster were called to the incident at Cownhayne Lane yesterday (Wednesday) at 3.43pm and found a shed and large hedge alight.

It was extinguished using a hose reel and a thermal imaging camera.

The shed was severely damaged during the incident.