lamb was among five killed in barn blaze near Burnham-On-Sea
'heartbroken' farmer has spoken of her shock at the death of five
lambs in a fire near Burnham-On-Sea at the weekend.
first reported here by Burnham-On-Sea.com,
three fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea and Taunton, along with a
water carrier from Bridgwater, were called to a farm in Harp Road
between Brent Knoll and Mark at 5.11am on Sunday.
fire took the lives of five lambs - including one which was kept
as a pet by farmer Victoria Dimond.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "One of our barns went up in flames
and took the lives of five of our lambs - one of the lambs was special
as it was my pet."
lamb 600 ewes and milk 60 cows and the barn which set alight backs
onto the cow shed."
guy who was passing by saw the flames and tried to wake us - if
it wasnt for him the barn and cow shed would have completely
are all so shocked. We dont really know what happened but
it is our poor orphan lambs which have suffered."
explained how her pet lamb came about: "This was my little
lamby as she was too weak to stay with her mum and nearly died when
brought her into the house and dried her off with a hair drier and
she lived with us for several weeks in our house, even getting up
onto the sofa to watch TV."
we were out on farm she and the other little orphans would follow