Crews prevent ‘deliberate’ fire at farm in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch from spreading to nearby house

PUBLISHED: 09:55 10 July 2017 | UPDATED: 09:55 10 July 2017

Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch on Sunday. PHOTO: Twitter/Fenland Police.

Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch on Sunday. PHOTO: Twitter/Fenland Police.

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Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch last night.

Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch on Sunday. PHOTO: Twitter/Fenland Police.Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch on Sunday. PHOTO: Twitter/Fenland Police.

“A shed, car, van and conifers were involved in the fire and crews used hose reels to extinguish the fire and to prevent it from spreading to a nearby house,” said a Cambs Fire spokesman.

“The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.

Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch on Sunday.Cambs Fire crews prevented a blaze from spreading to a nearby house after an outbuilding cuaght fire in Sixteen Foot Bank, Christchurch on Sunday.

“Crews from March, Wisbech and Chatteris were called to the blaze at around 5.54pm and returned to their stations by 8.30pm.”

A police spokesman said: “At 6pm on Sunday officers along with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire at a property on the Sixteen Foot Bank.

“Inquiries are ongoing at this stage. If you have any information on this fire please call 101 and quote incident 458 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”


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