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Barn fire – Whittlesey - Fenland

At 8pm on Friday (9) crews were called to a fire on Benwick Road in Whittlesey.  

More than 20 firefighters, including crews from Whittlesey, Stanground, Ramsey, Chatteris and the Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade, attended the incident.  

Firefighters arrived to find a fire involving a barn containing animals. They extinguished the fire using hose reels and jets, and also rescued several different animals.  

The crews returned to their stations by 1.15am. 

The cause of the fire was accidental.