Fridges set on fire on open track in Wisbech


- Credit: Hollie Gooda

A LARGE number of fridges were set on fire in Wisbech yesterday.

A crew from Wisbech was called to a fire in Walton Road, Wisbech, at 5.15pm.

They discovered the blazing fridges on a track located off the main road.

Firefighters used hose reels to extinguish the fire and returned to their station by 5.40pm.

A Cambs Fire spokesman said: “We were alerted to a large number of fridges left on a track off the road.

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“We do not know if they were dumped there or who left them there.

“But we do believe the fire was started deliberately.”

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