Tortoises rescued from Soham house fire

PUBLISHED: 11:47 18 August 2015 | UPDATED: 11:47 18 August 2015

Tortoise rescued from a house fire

Tortoise rescued from a house fire


Two tortoises were rescued from a house fire in Eye Hill Drove in Soham on Monday by firefighters.

Two crews, one from Ely and one from Newmarket attended the fire at 12.37pm in a single story extension at the property used as a reptile vivarium. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel and positive ventilation to extinguish the fire caused by electrical equipment.

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