Bonfire spreads out of control at rear of Peterborough house

Police and fire crews are at the scene of a fire at a property Peterborough, this afternoon.

Wednesday, 16th August 2017, 3:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:38 am
Fire crews at the scene in Crown Street

Police and fire were called to Crown Street in New England at 1.20pm.

A bonfire has spreads out of control and set fire to a garden fence and shed.

A spokesman for the police said it had come very close to spreading to the house too.

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The fire at a property in Crown Street this afternoon.

Fire crews from as Market Deeping and Sawtry had to attend as other crews were unavailable.

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The aftermath of the blaze in Crown Street
The fire at a property in Crown Street this afternoon.
The aftermath of the blaze in Crown Street