Tavistock Farm Building Fire

Residents in Tavistock were evacuated after a fire in a barn building on Collaton Lane, Tavistock on Saturday night.

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Fire crews cordon off area because of 'volatile nature of acetylene cylinders'

Fire crews had requested the Environment Agency to attend the fire at a building on Collaton Lane in Tavistock, to help control a diesel spillage.

Western Power has also been at the site and disconnected the electricity to help make it safe.

At 0700, a cordon has been put around the area and fire crews were monitoring the incident from a safe distance because of the volatile nature of acetylene cylinders.