A huge barn fire was tackled in Stratton on Christmas Eve, December 24, at around 4.27pm.

On receipt of this call, two appliances from Bude and one from Holsworthy were mobilised with an officer.

A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “On arrival there was found to be a fire in a shed measuring approx 10m by 15m, further resources were requested and appliances from Delabole, St Austell and Launceston were mobilised.

Firefighters are wearing breathing apparatus, using hosereel jet, safety jet, ground monitor and foam to extinguish the fire.”