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PHOTO GALLERY: Barn destroyed by fire at Three Holes, near Wisbech

18:53 01 September 2013

Farm building fire. Horsehead rd. Nr Three Holes. Picture: Steve Williams.

Farm building fire. Horsehead rd. Nr Three Holes. Picture: Steve Williams.

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More than 10 fire engines were needed to bring a major blaze in the Fens under control.

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Flames tore through the barn at Three Holes this afternoon.

Norfolk fire service said appliances from Outwell, Downham Market, Manea, Fakenham, Wisbech, March, West Walton, Wymondham, Attleborough, Methwold and Kings Lynn used main and hose reel jets to put out the blaze.

A large barn, on Horsehead Drove, was destroyed in the fire. Crews prevented it from reaching a nearby farmhouse.

Appliances from Long Sutton and Thorney attended a field fire on Pycroft Lane, Walpole St Peter, after the alarm was raised at 3.20pm. Crews used hose reel jets and hand appliances to put it out.

Appliances from Kings Lynn and Holbeach attended a fire in forestry at Shouldham Thorpe, crews used hand appliances to extinguish the fire, which started at arounhd 3pm.

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