Fire crews from across Cambridgeshire and Suffolk battle kitchen blaze

The south roaming fire engine and a crew from Cambridge, along with crews from Newmarket and Mildenhall in Suffolk,

The south roaming fire engine and a crew from Cambridge, along with crews from Newmarket and Mildenhall in Suffolk, were called to a fire on Grantchester Rise in Burwell. - Credit: Cambs FRS

Fire crews from across Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, including the south roaming fire engine, tackled a home kitchen blaze at the weekend.  

Crews from Cambridge, Newmarket and Mildenhall in Suffolk were called to the fire on Grantchester Rise in Burwell on Saturday (June 26). 

A spokesperson for the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 1.25pm firefighters arrived to find a fire in the kitchen of a house.  

“Wearing breathing apparatus, they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan. 

“A female casualty was given first aid at the scene and left in the care of ambulance crews. 


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“The crews returned to their stations by 3.50pm and the cause of the fire was accidental.”

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