Crew tackles Wisbech car fire

15:02 14 March 2014


A crew battled for more than an hour to put out a car fire this morning.

Firefighters were called to the burning vehicle on Churchill Road in Wisbech at about 4am.

They extinguished the fire, which was caused accidentally, using a hose reel and returned to their station by 5.20am.


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