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Aerial platform needed to tackle Wisbech fire

PUBLISHED: 22:25 07 December 2016 | UPDATED: 23:19 07 December 2016

A man has been left homeless after his caravan was set alight. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A man has been left homeless after his caravan was set alight. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

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Crews from Norfolk were called to assist Cambridgeshire fire services.

Three Norfolk fire crews were called to a blaze tonight at a disused car yard in Wisbech.

Crews from West Walton, Outwell, and Kings Lynn were called to the incident on Old Lynn Road just before 9pm.

One crew from Cambridgeshire fire service was called to the incident at 8:42pm, before calling for assistance and an aerial ladder platform from Kings Lynn.

A spokesperson from Cambridgeshire fire services, said: “The crews are currently in attendance at the building, it is not known how long they will be there.

“Cambridgeshire fire services requested an aerial ladder platform from Kings Lynn, so that they can access the roof and attempt to tackle the fire that way.”

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