Firefighters from two stations have this afternoon (September 28) been dealing with a fire in a horse box. The blaze happened as a horse was being transported.
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the animal was led to safety before firefighters arrived.
Reported at 4.42pm, the location of the fire was a road past Winslade Manor on the Exmouth Road, Clyst St Mary.
A spokesperson for the fire service said: “Fire appliances from Middlemoor and Topsham were mobilised to a report of a horse box on fire.
“On arrival at the incident, fire crews reported a small fire involving the brakes of the horse box. The horse had been removed prior to the arrival of fire crews.”
The fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet.