Firefighters tackle two fires in the open in Wisbech within 12 hours

PUBLISHED: 14:16 02 December 2016 | UPDATED: 14:16 02 December 2016

Ten people evacuated from office of Wisbech vegetable packing warehouse

Ten people evacuated from office of Wisbech vegetable packing warehouse

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Fire crews tackled two blazes within 12 hours of one another in Wisbech.

A crew was called to a rubbish fire at the back of a pub on Churchill Road at around 6.50pm last night (Thursday December 1).

Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the fire, before they were called to another incident just 12 hours later at Windsor Drive.

A crew arrived at around 7am today (December 2) to find a furniture fire.

The fire, which is believed to have been accidental, was extinguished using a hose reel and fire fighters returned to their station by 7.25am.


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