Fire on South Brink at Wisbech now under control

Fire at a barn on the outskirts of Wisbech today. Picture: Ian Carter

Fire at a barn on the outskirts of Wisbech today. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

People living near the scene of a barn fire can re-open their doors and windows.

Fire at a barn on the outskirts of Wisbech. Picture: Ian Carter

Fire at a barn on the outskirts of Wisbech. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Earlier, police issued a warning earlier after buildings on a former garden centre at South Brink, Wisbech, caught fire.

The blaze produced clouds of thick smoke and the nearby A47 was closed at the height of the fire.

Fire at a barn on the outskirts of Wisbech today. Picture: Ian Carter

Fire at a barn on the outskirts of Wisbech today. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

This afternoon, Cambridgeshire police said: 'While emergency services remain at the scene, the fire is under control and smoke has now cleared. Members of the public can reopen windows and doors.

Roads in the area are also open. The fire is not being treated as deliberate.'


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