VIDEO: Industrial unit on major business park near Witchford goes up in flames

An industrial unit on the Lancaster Way Business Park caught fire

An industrial unit on the Lancaster Way Business Park caught fire - Credit: Archant

A large industrial unit in Witchford caught fire on Tuesday morning.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said a “paint spraying unit” measuring some 40sqm had caught fire on the Lancaster Way Business Park shortly before 7am.

The blaze also involved a pile of wood and eight vehicles.

Two fire engines from Ely, two from Cambridge and backup crews from Littleport and Chatteris were called to the scene along with a water carrier from Newmarket.

A spokesman said that crews had “sectorised the incident” and were tackling the flames with hose reels and jets.


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The cause of the fire at this stage remains unknown.

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