Overhead cable falls down and causes fire in Ramsey

Ramsey ditch fire

Ramsey ditch fire - Credit: Archant

FIRE crews have been called out to deal with fires in Murrow, Chatteris and Ramsey this week.

A crew from Ramsey was called this morning to a fire in Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot, which was caused when an overhead cable came down and set fire to a ditch.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and returned to their stations by 11.55am.

A driver suffered burns in a car fire in Back Road, Murrow yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters gave emergency first aid at the scene and an ambulance was called.


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A crew was also called to an open fire in Fenton Way, Chatteris today.

The fire was located off the roadside between Chatteris and March.

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The cause of the fire is unknown. Crews returned to their stations by 2.30pm.

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