Building fire – Covington - Huntingdonshire

At 7.27pm on Wednesday (7) crews were called to a fire on Keyston Road in Covington.

Around 40 firefighters, including two crews from St Neots, one crew from Kimbolton, two crews and an incident command unit from Huntingdon and a water carrier from Ramsey attended the scene. Crews from Raunds and Thrapston in Northamptonshire also attended the fire.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a single storey, timber framed domestic property, with flames seen through the roof. Wearing breathing apparatus they contained the fire to the building and extinguished it using hose reels.

The crews returned to their stations by 3am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.