The cause of a fire in the open in Wisbech on Saturday afternoon (November 18) has been confirmed. 

A crew from Wisbech was called to the fire on Barton Road at 4:39pm. 

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue said: “Firefighters arrived to find a bonfire spreading to a derelict house.  

“Using a hose reel, the crew extinguished the fire and returned to their station by 6.20pm. 

“The cause of the fire was accidental.”