BREAKING: Residents told to keep windows shut as emergency services tackle serious thatched cottage fire in Rutland

Emergency services are dealing with a serious thatched cottage fire in Wing this evening, Thursday December 15.

Thursday, 15th December 2016, 7:49 pm
Updated Saturday, 17th December 2016, 9:41 am
Fire and Rescue news.

Top road and Middle Street are closed and will be for the foreseeable while fire crews deal with the property fire.

A total of eight pumps are at the scene after the emergency call at around 6.30pm.

All residents are safe and police assisting the fire service with road closures.

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People are asked to stay indoors with windows shut.

Crews from Uppingham, Birstall, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Corby, Wigston - Command Support Vehicle, Melton - Welfare vehicle, Lutterworth a water carrier and the Red Cross Emergency Support vehicle are in attendance.

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