Scrap vehicles and timber well alight by the time fire crews reach plant hire firm near Whittlesey

PUBLISHED: 13:03 18 August 2014

Fire crews called to tackle Pondersbridge blaze

Fire crews called to tackle Pondersbridge blaze

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Scrap vehicles and timber were well alight when fire crews reached a plant hire firm near Whittlesey.

Fire crews called to tackle Pondersbridge blazeFire crews called to tackle Pondersbridge blaze

One crew from Stanground and one crew from Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade were called to a vehicle fire at Kerry Plant Hire, in Milk and Water Drove, Pondersbridge just before noon on Saturday.

A fire service spokesman said: “Four scrap vehicles and a quantity of timber was well alight.

“Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the fire.”

Crews returned to their stations by 1.35pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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