House fire in St Leonard’s Road, Leverington

The first floor bedroom of a house in Leverington caught fire on the morning of Thursday July 27.

The first floor bedroom of a house in Leverington caught fire on the morning of Thursday July 27. - Credit: Archant

The first floor bedroom of a house in Leverington caught fire yesterday morning.

“At 11.18am on Thursday (27) one crew from Wisbech and one crew from Long Sutton in Norfolk were called to a fire on St Leonard’s Road in Leverington,” said a Cambs Fire spokesman.

“Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a first floor bedroom of a house.

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

“The crews returned to their stations by 1.45pm.

“The cause of the fire was accidental.”