Residents escape kitchen fire after bank holiday blaze

Chatteris kitchen catches fire in Easter blaze

Firefighters were called to a house on Millfield Close, Chatteris (pictured) after a kitchen caught fire. - Credit: Google Maps

Residents had to be evacuated after a kitchen caught fire in Chatteris. 

Crews were called to Millfield Close on Easter Monday (April 5) to find the ground floor kitchen was ablaze. 

A Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “At 3.39pm, crews from Chatteris, Manea, March and the north roaming fire engine were called to a fire on Millfield Close. 

“Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the ground floor kitchen of a detached house.  

“Wearing breathing apparatus, they extinguished the fire using hose reels and a jet and returned to their stations by 6.30pm.” 


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The spokesperson added: “The property was evacuated when crews arrived.   

“The cause of the fire was accidental.” 

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