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A Devon and Somerset Fire engine has caught fire when crews attended a blaze at a farm building on Collaton Lane in Tavistock.
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.
At 3am this morning [Sunday], people from nearby buildings to the fire in Tavistock were moved to safety by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue teams.
Fire crews received a call about a fire at a farm building in Tavistock around 1.30am. When the fire crews arrived, they found a large workshop ablaze. It measured about 20 x 30 metres,