BREAKING NEWS: Nine fire appliances at scene of major blaze in March

18:43 03 June 2014

Creek Fen fire

Creek Fen fire


These were the first dramatic shots of a fire which has engulfed an industrial unit in March tonight.

Creek Fen fire Creek Fen fire

Nine fire appliances from across Fenland are at the scene of the blaze in Creek Fen, March.

It is thought the building was being used for the repair and maintenance of cars.

Nearby vehicles – including a lorry and a van and a forklift- have been moved as fire fighters tackle the blaze.

Gas bottles have also been removed from the area.

The flames have been seen from as far away as Downham Market.

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