Building fire – Wisbech - Fenland

At 4.25pm on Tuesday (9) crews were called to a building on fire on Meadowgate Lane in Wisbech.

Crews from Wisbech, March, Whittlesey and Huntingdon, along with crews from Kings Lynn in Norfolk, attended the scene.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a derelict property. Flames and smoke were issuing and were spreading through the roof.

Firefighters tackled the fire from the outside using jets as the roof collapsed. They extinguished the fire and returned to their stations by 8.45pm.

The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.