A watch commander at Wisbech Fire Station is retiring from his wholetime duties after a lengthy career with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service - but will return a month later to provide on-call cover.
Crews from Chatteris and March were called to an out of control bonfire in Wimblington Road, Doddington on August 27.
A Chatteris crew commander marked 40 years in the fire service by celebrating with members of his watch, former work colleagues and relatives.
“Costly and unnecessary” is how the chairman of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority describes a proposal to take over the governance of Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.
A watch commander retiring from the fire service after more than 30 years has described his profession as “one of the most caring professions out there.”
An electrical fault in a refrigerator has been blamed for a major fire at a petrol service station today that caused traffic chaos across three counties.
Animals caught up in a blaze or traumatic rescue stand a better chance of survival thanks to a special kit provided by a charity that is being used by all fire stations across Cambridgeshire.
A house fire near Lakenheath last night has claimed a man’s life, it has been confirmed.
A retiring station commander from Benwick who joined Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service to help people hopes to forge a new career outside the service doing the same.
An arrest was made as police were called to monitor a rave which began on Christmas Day.
A March man is among 20 people switching careers to join the frontline fire service in Cambridgeshire.
Fire chiefs have urged people to keep an eye out for vulnerable adults in the community after a couple died in a blaze at their home when a cardboard box next to a wall mounted gas fire caught light.
There were dramatic scenes in Wisbech last week as firefighters tackled a blaze aboard a 3,000-tonne Russian ship moored in the town’s harbour.