Crews deal with chicken house fire near Tiverton

7:50pm Monday 2nd June 2014

By Matthew Colledge

FIRE crews were sent to tackle a fire in a chicken house near Tiverton this afternoon.

Two engines from Wellington and one from Cullompton were sent to an address in Westleigh at around 3.10pm.

A fire service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews confirmed smoke issuing from a chicken shed measuring approximately 40m x 10m with an unknown quantity of chickens inside.”

The fire was put out but the cause remains unclear.


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