15th December 2018

Investigation underway following fire at Blackdown Hills pub

One Fire Appliance from Wellington was mobilised to a fire at The Merry Harriers, Blackdown Hill Road, Clayhidon at 22:49 last night (Sunday).

On arrival, crews confirmed the building to be alight and made pumps two, a further Fire Appliance was mobilised from Wellington.

At 23:20 crews made pumps four, two Fire Appliances from Taunton and the Incident Command Unit from Wiveliscombe were mobilised.

Crews got to work to extinguish the fire using six Breathing Apparatus, two Hose Reel Jets and a Thermal Imaging Camera.

The fire is now extinguished and the cause of the fire is under investigation.