Chip pan fire in Chatteris café leads to warning from crews

PUBLISHED: 09:57 11 October 2016 | UPDATED: 09:57 11 October 2016

Chip pan fire in Chatteris café leads to warning from crews.

Chip pan fire in Chatteris café leads to warning from crews.

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A chip pan caught fire at a café in Bridge Street, Chatteris, yesterday morning.

Two crews from Wisbech were called to the incident at 8.53am.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and a dry powder extinguisher to extinguish the flames.

A Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We advise people not to attempt to tackle a chip pan fire and to never throw water onto one as this will set fire to much more as a result.”

Crews returned to their station by 10.44am and the cause of the fire was deemed accidental.

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