Huge fire breaks out on farm near Bigbury - people urged to avoid the area

Fire crews have been putting out a blaze which broke out on a South Devon farm.

The fire broke out in a barn between Modbury and Bigbury on the B3392. The road was closed while emergency services were at the scene.

Members of public have been advised to avoid the area and road closures are in place.

Plumes of smoke could be seen coming from the barn.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service told ITV News West Country: "At about half past three today we were mobilised to a barn fire with fertiliser involved and also spreading to cattle held in the nearby barn"

"We have now got the fire under control the main problem being access with pumps.

"A dam has been constructed to provide water to the fertiliser which is on fire in the barn."

The fire is now under control, and the B3392 has reopened to the public.