Mystery surrounds cause of Witcham Toll fire

09:49 18 March 2014

Fire crews attended two separate fires today (Sunday) at residential addresses in Stevenage

Fire crews attended two separate fires today (Sunday) at residential addresses in Stevenage

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Firefighters were called after a large pile of garden waste caught fire in Witcham Toll on Monday night.

A crew from Sutton arrived at a property to find a large area of waste on fire at about 6.50pm.

Smoke was billowing across the A142 and firefighters remained on scene for almost an hour while the flames were extinguished.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

Firefighters were also called into action in Burwell on Monday, at about 6.25pm, following reports of a fire in a trailer.

Crews from Ely and Cottenham arrived at a property in Factory Road and extinguished the blaze.

The cause of the fire is also unknown.

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