Ottery firefighters called to ‘out of control’ bonfire in Aylesbeare

PUBLISHED: 15:45 24 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:53 24 April 2017

Picture by Simon Horn.

Picture by Simon Horn.


Firefighters from Ottery St Mary were called out to Aylesbeare after reports of a bonfire ‘out of control’.

The fire service received a call that an outbuilding was on fire near Hawkerland Cross at 1.46pm on Monday, April 24.

The crew were joined by a fire engine from Middlemoor.

A fire spokesman said: “Upon arrival crews confirmed a bonfire out of control which had spread to a nearby container containing household goods. Crews used small tools and two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.”

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