House fire in Chatteris believed to be deliberate

PUBLISHED: 12:54 06 January 2015 | UPDATED: 13:35 06 January 2015

House Fire, New road, Chatteris.Picture: Steve Williams.

House Fire, New road, Chatteris.Picture: Steve Williams.

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A house was set on fire in Chatteris this morning.

At about 5.35am, one crew from Chatteris and one crew from Manea were called to a fire on New Road.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire on the ground floor of a house.

Wearing breathing apparatus, they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

The crews returned to their stations by 9.20am.

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate. Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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