The roof and first floor of a pub in Tiverton have been destroyed in a fire. It broke out at the Twyford Inn in Newport Street just after 10 am.
The ground floor is severely damaged by fire and water.
The fire was put out by crews who brought in an aerial ladder platform, ladders and a thermal image camera to check for hot spots.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Fire Service and Police.
Western Power are also in attendance, isolating the electricity supply to the property.
Fire crews remain at the scene of a fire at the Twyford Inn in Tiverton. They were called to the scene in Newport Street just after 10 am today. At its height, more than 50 firefighters were working to bring it under control.
Their efforts have been caught on camera by photographer Michael Slater.
Firefighters have been tackling a fire in a Tiverton pub. Bampton Street has been closed off in both directions after the fire at the Twyford Inn that broke out this morning.
The canal was reopened this lunchtime. Local boat owners were the first to use the repaired stretch of canal.
The Grand Western Canal and towpath will officially re-open today more than a year after its banks were breached during a severe winter storm.
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The main railway line between Taunton and Tiverton is to be closed for three weeks in the new year for repairs.
Network Rail is to spend £15 million upgrading the line and repairing a Victorian tunnel. Replacement coach services are planned along with extra car parking.
The closure is due to start on January the 18th and will last until February the 10th.
There is growing concern for a woman who's been reported missing from the Tiverton area. 48 year old Ann Holding was last seen on Tuesday morning at her home in Cadbury.
Devon and Cornwall Police are eager to speak to anyone with information.