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Fire crews in the Cambridge region were called to three house fires in three days.

Five cats were rescued when an accidental fire in a shed spread to a house in the early hours of Tuesday in High Street, Cambourne.

A fire engine
A fire engine

Crews from Cambourne, Cambridge, Cottenham, Gamlingay, St Neots and Huntingdon were called at 2.01am. An aerial appliance from Bedfordshire also attended, along with the incident command unit from Huntingdon. Crews returned to their stations by 5.10am but a Cottenham crew reinspected it later.

Crews from Cambridge and Cottenham were also called to an accidental fire at a house in Rustat Road, in Cambridge’s Coleridge ward, at 8.59am on Monday. They extinguished the fire before using a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke.

The previous night, at 7.59pm, Cambridge crews attended an accidental kitchen fire at a home in River Lane, in the city’s Abbey ward. All the householders were out of the property by their arrival.

Fire crews also dealt with an empty stable block fire in Main Road, Little Ditton, at 12.52am on Tuesday, as well as an accidental garden fire in High Street, Longstanton on Monday afternoon, a standing crop fire at Heydon Grange on Sunday evening and a a combine harvester fire on Sponge Drove, Willingham, on Saturday afternoon.

The field fire in Haddenham on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Picture: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
The field fire in Haddenham on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Picture: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

They also tackled a 200-acre field fire in Haddenham on Saturday, as reported.

The fire service said: “Unbelievably, we’ve also been called to many outdoor fires that turned out to be bonfires. Please, please don’t have bonfires while it’s still so dry!”



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