Thousands of people turned up to watch what is probably one of the West Country's most curious traditions.
Barrels soaked in tar were set alight and carried through the East Devon town of Ottery St Mary on the shoulders of some of its residents - a Bonfire Night practice that dates back to the 17th century.
This footage shows children in the Devon town of Ottery St Mary taking part in its annual tar barrel event last night (5 November).
It may seem dangerous but organisers say it is perfectly safe - and have the health and safety paperwork to prove it.
Thousands of people descended on Ottery St Mary in Devon on Bonfire Night to watch a tradition that dates back to the 17th century.
Barrels soaked in tar are set alight and carried through the town on the shoulders of residents.
You would have thought that this event would be history in this health and safety conscious age but it happens every year. Take a look:
The centuries old tradition of running burning tar barrels though the streets of Ottery St Mary was celebrated last night, 5 November.
Organisers say they're determined to keep the tradition alive despite obvious health and safety concerns.
A fireworks display will be held in Bridgwater tonight [Friday] to prepare the town for the annual Guy Fawkes Carnival.
The Carnival will take place tomorrow for the first time in years to make it more accessible to families
There'll also be a fairground at St Matthews Field.
The event is organised by Bridgwater Town Council and Sedgemoor District Council.