Crews use water from lake to fight listed building fire

Sydenham House
Sydenham House Credit: Janet Brady, picturesofengland.com

Fire crews tackling are fire at a Grade 1 listed house are using water from a nearby lake.

The roof of 17th century building is close to collapse.

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Fire Devastates Listed Building

More than 60 firefighters from across Devon and Cornwall were at the scene of a serious fire at Sydenham House near Okehampton in Devon last night.