Cambridgeshire Fire tackle ‘deliberate’ blaze for nearly two hours in Newton near Wisbech
- Credit: Archant
It took Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crews nearly two hours to tackle a ‘deliberate’ blaze in Newton, near Wisbech, on Sunday (July 8).
The alleged arson attack was on a large amount of rubbish and firefighters were concerned that the blaze would spread to nearby crops.
A spokesman for Cambs Fire said: “Two crews from Wisbech were called to attend a rubbish fire on Roman Bank, Newton.
“Crews arrived to find a large amount of assorted rubbish on fire, which was spreading to nearby crops.
“Firefighters used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire, before returning to their stations by 8.30pm.
You may also want to watch:
“The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police by visiting: www.cambs.police.uk
“Or submit an online report or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”
- 1 Photos show grim reality of life on the streets
- 2 Burglars led police to £170,000 cannabis factory
- 3 Verdict means former mayor can keep pub
- 4 Speeding car smashes into two vehicles before driving off
- 5 Wisbech to March light rail signalled in radical ‘levelling up’ bid by Mayor
- 6 7 questions that could decide if you truly are from the Fens
- 7 Man, 20, rapes woman as she slept, court told
- 8 Daughter sets fire to father's bedroom after food outrage
- 9 Antiques dealer's collection to be sold at auction
- 10 Woman delighted to finally be a mum after infertility heartache