Chickens saved from allotment fire

THIRTY chickens were saved from an allotment fire in Springfield Road, Grantham, last night (Thursday).

The fire, which caused severe damage to a work shop, wooden outbuildings and 15 rotavators, started at 6.45pm.

It was caused accidentally by the use of hot cutting equipment in the work shop.

Fire fighters from Grantham and Brant Broughton extinguished the fire and rescued the chickens.