FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling a barn fire through the night today, Thursday, Juky 24.

Crews were called to the incident at Warnicombe Farm, Newtes Hill, Tiverton, at 1.11am.

The 20-metre by 8-metre structure was well alight on their arrival.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service reported "steady progress" by 2.48am, when crews were turning over and damping down.

A relief crew arrived at 5am.

Firefighters were providing a "watching brief" at 5.45am.