Wisbech’s Peckover House hosts emergency services training exercise ‘in case of future emergency’

PUBLISHED: 12:47 26 November 2015 | UPDATED: 14:10 26 November 2015

Emergency crews attended a training exercise at a building owned by Peckover House in Wisbech last night (Wednesday November 25)

Emergency crews attended a training exercise at a building owned by Peckover House in Wisbech last night (Wednesday November 25)

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Wisbech’s Peckover House hosted an emergency services training exercise last night.

Local fire crews, police, the ambulance service and the local council attended the exercise, which was conducted over four hours from 6pm.

The exercise, according to a letter from Wisbech Fire Station to residents, was to “ensure that we [Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service] are best-placed to attempt to save the historical contents of Peckover House, should there be an emergency in the future.”

A section of North Brink was closed for the exercise, which saw five fire engines attend.

Peckover House on North Brink is an Georgian property which was the home of the Peckover family for over 150 years.


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