Video: Fire Destroys Wilburton Barns

PUBLISHED: 10:09 06 April 2009 | UPDATED: 10:49 04 May 2010


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A BLAZE that ripped through a range of barns in Wilburton has caused substantial damage to buildings and machinery. Fire-fighters were called at 5.45am on Monday morning to reports of a fire at a farm just off the A1123 in Wilburton. Around 35 fire-fighte

A BLAZE that ripped through a range of barns in Wilburton has caused substantial damage to buildings and machinery.

Fire-fighters were called at 5.45am on Monday morning to reports of a fire at a farm just off the A1123 in Wilburton.

Around 35 fire-fighters, including six engines, tackled the blaze which destroyed at least half of the barns and a large amount of machinery. Despite the large-scale damage, there were no reports of injuries to either people or livestock at the scene and the fire was brought under control by around 8:30am.

The A1123 has been re-opened but motorists are warned that there may be tailbacks.

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