Crews tackle car blaze and house fire

Car fire at Isleham

Car fire at Isleham - Credit: Cambs Fire

Firefighters released images from Soham community station of crews tackling two incidents on the same day, the first a blazing car and the second at a house.

Fire crews arrived in Isleham to find a car “well alight with the fire spreading to nearby trees

Fire crews arrived in Isleham to find a car “well alight with the fire spreading to nearby trees - Credit: Cambs Fire


First call of the day was to Prickwillow Road, Isleham, where the Soham firefighters joined up with colleagues from Newmarket.  

Crews packing up after the Isleham car fire 

Crews packing up after the Isleham car fire - Credit: Cambs Fire

They arrived to find a car “well alight with the fire spreading to nearby trees.  

“Wearing breathing apparatus, they extinguished the fire using hose reels and returned to their stations by 4.45pm”.  

Fire crews arrived in Isleham to find a car “well alight with the fire spreading to nearby trees

Fire crews arrived in Isleham to find a car “well alight with the fire spreading to nearby trees - Credit: Cambs Fire

The cause of the fire was accidental. 


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Later the same day Soham and Newmarket crews were back together, this time dealing with a fire on Ness Road, Burwell. 

Firefighters arrived in Ness Road, Burwell, to find a fire in a house.

Firefighters arrived in Ness Road, Burwell, to find a fire in a house. - Credit: Cambs Fire

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a house.  

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Wearing breathing apparatus, they extinguished the fire using hose reels and a jet. A male casualty was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.   

The crews returned to their stations by 8.20pm.

House fire, Ness Road, Burwell

House fire, Ness Road, Burwell - Credit: Cambs Fire


Again, the cause of the fire was accidental. 


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