Thirteen fire crews tackle thatched roof blaze at Broadhempston
Dozens of firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a listed property in Devon.
Thirteen fire crews were called to the thatch roof fire at the Hunters Lodge in Broadhempston, near Totnes, at 2:02pm today.
Crews from Totnes, Newton Abbot, Buckfastleigh, Ashburton and Torquay with the Incident Command Unit from Totnes, Aerial Ladder Platform and Water Foam Carrier from Torquay were sent to the a grade II listed property on Daniel's Lane.
A spokesperson for the fire service said the thatch roof of the detached house, measuring 16m by 11m, was well alight when firefighters arrived.
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Crews are using two compressed air foam jets, two hose reels and six breathing apparatus to battle the fire.
Further updates to follow.