POLICE are treating an early hours fire at a farm that caused an estimated £100,000 damage as arson.

Officers are appealing for information after "significant damage" was caused to a barn on the outskirts of Wiveliscombe.

Firefighters and police were called out following the blaze at the farm off Taunton Road between midnight and 12.15am on Sunday, March 17.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "The damage to the barn and its contents is estimated at around £100,000.

"If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in this area around the time, or have information on who may be responsible, then please contact us."

If you can help, call police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5224068762, or complete the force's online appeals form.