Soham firefighters tackling major house fire in Kentford
- Credit: Archant
FIREFIGHTERS from Soham are tackling a blaze at a house in Kentford.
A man has been taken to hospital and eight fire crews are currently tackling the blaze at the property in Gazeley Road, Kentford after a roof collapsed.
Six sets of breathing apparatus are currently being used and one man has been sent to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
The crews were called to the property at 9.05am after a man from the house alerted emergency services to the blaze.
Police confirmed people were reported to have been inside the building.
You may also want to watch:
The roof of the property collapsed and further collapses are likely, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said.
The area has been cordoned off as fire crews continue to douse the fire at the single-story building.
- 1 £100k homes scrapped 'with almost immediate effect' says Mayor
- 2 Dr Nik in Ely for his first day as Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor
- 3 Man suspected to have stolen '£300-400' of alcohol in store theft
- 4 Have your say on Network Rail increasing rail capacity through Ely
- 5 Woman, 78, suffers horrific injuries after e-scooter hit-and-run
- 6 Murder suspect is victim's son
- 7 Widow of High Court judge, 77, charged with historical sexual abuse
- 8 Railways to royalty - a nostalgic look at Ely and Cambridgeshire
- 9 Eggs from Peregrine Falcons nesting on Ely Cathedral rooftop hatch
- 10 Punch in face leaves man with fractured nose
Power lines have been isolated and the building is at risk of structural collapse.
Two crews from Bury St Edmunds, Mildenhall and Soham were sent to the house. A command unit and support appliance was sent from Ixworth. A turntable ladder and support pump from Cambridge is now in attendance.
Fire Investigation Officers have been scrambled to the scene and police are in attendance for traffic management.