Firefighters tackle blaze in first floor flat in Ely

PUBLISHED: 17:34 19 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:34 19 January 2018

Firefighters tackle blaze in first floor flat in Ely, Cambs

Firefighters tackle blaze in first floor flat in Ely, Cambs

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Fire crews were called to Walsingham Way, Ely, today to tackle a blaze that had broken out in a first floor flat.

A fire service spokesman said: “At 8.48am, two crews from Ely were called to a flat fire on Walsingham Way, Ely.

“Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the first floor flat.”

The spokesman added:” Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters used a C02 extinguisher and a jet to extinguish the fire, and used positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke.”

The crews returned to their station by 10.15am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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