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Man suffers severe burns in barn blaze near Chudleigh

By e_gregson  |  Posted: February 05, 2013

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A man has suffered severe burns in a chalet fire in East Devon.
Four fire crews from Newton Abbot, Torquay, Teignmouth and Totnes were called to the blaze at Town's End Farm in Ideford, near Chudleigh, at about 4:20am today.
Fire crews said the fire, described as severe, also spread to outbuildings and nearby cars.
The man, who lived in the chalet, managed to get livestock out of a stable before being taken to hospital.
Crews also managed to stop the fire from spreading to other nearby structures, the fire service said.

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  • geoff21  |  February 05 2013, 5:25PM

    As a local newspaper you should know that Ideford is not in East Devon.