Cat rescued from burning flat

A cat was rescued from a burning flat by firefighters.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 1:58 pm

Crews from Thorney and Wisbech attended the property in Weston Miller Drive, Wisbech, on Sunday at 4.23am where they discovered the balcony of a first floor flat well alight and smoke issuing from the roof space.

The crews were at the scene for nearly six hours before being able to leave.

While there they rescued a cat which was given oxygen therapy.

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The flat which was on fire and crews at the scene. Photos: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

The incident was later re-inspected.

A Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the fire was started accidentally.