Crews tackle Benwick fire

Benwick fire

Benwick fire - Credit: Archant

Firefighters tackled a woodland fire in Benwick yesterday.

Benwick fire

Benwick fire - Credit: Archant

A crew from Ramsey and a water carrier from Yaxley were called to a fire on Chase Road, Benwick, at 10.55 am.

They found a 12 metre by 12 metre area of peat on fire in some woodland and extinguished it using a jet.

The crews returned to their stations by 3pm.

The cause of the fire is unknown.


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