Blaze on industrial estate which destroyed eight cars was accidental - fire service say
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A fire at a large industrial unit in Witchford was caused by an electrical fault, an investigation has concluded.
Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said a paint spraying unit measuring 40sqm caught fire on the Lancaster Way Business Park shortly before 7am last Tuesday.
The blaze also involved a pile of wood and eight vehicles which were destroyed.
Firefighters from Ely, Cambridge, Littleport, Chatteris and Newmarket were called to the incident. Among the equipment they used was a water carrier and a turntable ladder.
The fire was brought under control shortly before 9am, with crews staying on the scene throughout the day to extinguish the flames.
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Investigations into the incident concluded on Thursday with officials from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service concluding that the blaze started accidentally, by electrical.
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