Firefighters tackle combine harvester blaze for more than an hour in March

PUBLISHED: 10:50 04 September 2018 | UPDATED: 10:50 04 September 2018

Firefighters tackled a combine harvester blaze for more than an hour in March yesterday afternoon (September 3). Picture: ARCHANT

Firefighters tackled a combine harvester blaze for more than an hour in March yesterday afternoon (September 3). Picture: ARCHANT

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Firefighters were tackling a fire for more than an hour yesterday afternoon when a combine harvester went up in flames.

Crews were called to the scene on Upwell Road, March at around 1.40pm on September 3 to find the vehicle on fire.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue said: “At 1.43pm on Monday (3) two crews from March were called to a fire on Upwell Road in March.

“Firefighters arrived to find a combine harvester on fire and extinguished it using a hose reel. They returned to their station by 3.15pm.

“The cause of the fire was accidental.”

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