Scene of devastation after fire destroys giant barn on Lincolnshire - Norfolk border

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

This was the scene of devastation after fire tore through a farm building.

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Fire broke out in the corrugated iron-clad barn on the Lincolnshire and Norfolk border at around 11.30pm on Monday, July 31.

Appliances from King's Lynn, Terrington, West Walton and Long Sutton together with the water carrier from Fakenham and control unit from Wymondham were sent to the scene on King John Bank at Walpole St Andrew, near Sutton Bridge.

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Firefighters used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the fire. Crews were still on the scene damping down until around 1.30pm on Tuesday.

One man living nearby said: 'I heard crackling around 11 at night and thought it was fireworks, but the wife said: 'The barn's on fire.'

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant


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Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop

Fire has destroyed a large barn off the A17 at Wingland, near Sutton Bridge. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

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