A47 near Wisbech now re-open after fire crews called to barn blaze

PUBLISHED: 11:39 03 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:12 03 August 2017

Barn fire today on A47 near Wisbech - fire crews at the scene

Barn fire today on A47 near Wisbech - fire crews at the scene

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Fire crews are at the scene of a barn blaze on the A47 near Wisbech.

Barn fire today on A47 near Wisbech - fire crews at the sceneBarn fire today on A47 near Wisbech - fire crews at the scene

The blaze broke out at what is thought to be a former garden centre between Wisbech and Guyhirn.

The road remains open but local reports say traffic is moving slowly as drivers’ crane their neck to view the fire.

A police spokesman said: “We were notified by the fire service of a barn fire in South Brink Wisbech at about 10.50am today (August 3).

“Police, fire and ambulance are at the scene. The road was closed for a short period because of smoke but has since reopened.”

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