Fire crew tackle a tractor fire in Wicken and a caravan torched by arsonists near Little Thetford

PUBLISHED: 14:44 18 October 2018

Fire crew tackle fires at Wicken and Little Thetford

Fire crew tackle fires at Wicken and Little Thetford


Fire crew tackled two fires in the district when a tractor accidentally caught light in Wicken and arsonists torched a caravan in Little Thetford.

The tractor fire was on Wednesday 17 at 12.22pm.

The south roaming fire engine and one crew from Newmarket were called to the fire on Cross Green in Wicken.

Firefighters arrived to find a tractor on fire. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using hose reels and returned to their stations by 2.15pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

The caravan fire in Little Thetford was on Tuesday 16 at 7.38pm.

One crew from Cottenham and one crew from Soham were called to the fire on the A10.

Firefighters arrived to find a caravan well alight and extinguished it using hose reels.

They returned to their stations by 9.15pm.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

• Anyone with information should contact police by visiting to submit an online report or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


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