House fire in Chatteris believed to be deliberate

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

House Fire, New road, Chatteris.Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

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.

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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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