Crews tackle large fire
Around 40 firefighters battled a large barn fire in Sawtry. Some 500 tonnes of straw and the barn, which was about 30 metres by 20 metres were well alight in St Judith’s Lane at 9.59pm on Sunday, January 15. A large number of fire crews were called to the scene, and remained overnight while they brought the flames under control. Residents living near by were advised to keep their windows shut.