No animal casualties despite fire at family farm park

A fire crew with some of the animals at Mead Open Farm Credit: Bedfordshire Fire Control/ Twitter

Jubilant firefighters in Bedfordshire posted pictures of themselves with animals after successfully tackling a blaze at a farm near Leighton Buzzard yesterday :

On the Bedfordshire Fire Control Twitter account they posted :

The fire at Mead Open Farm has been extinguished, we are pleased to report that 30 rabbits, 4 pigs and 3 alpacas are all safely accounted for.

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A fireman tackling a blaze at Mead Open Farm in Bedfordshire Credit: Bedfordshire Fire Control/Twitter
Three alpacas at Mead Open Farm in Bedfordshire Credit: Bedfordshire Fire Control / Twitter
A rabbit at Mead Open Farm near Leighton Buzzard Credit: Bedfordshire Fire Control

A spokesman for the farm said it was a small fire between two barns which is still being investigated. Meanwhile Mead Open Farm is open as normal .

The farm , which is a popular visitor attraction, has as animal petting zone, indoor play areas, a high ropes course, go karts and tractor rides.