Building fire - Yaxley - Huntingdonshire

Crews from Stanground, Dogsthorpe, Sawtry, Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade and a water carrier from Ramsey were called to a building fire in Broadway, Yaxley.

Smoke was issuing from a derelict building measuring 50m by 10m that was well alight. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus set up a water relay and used hose reels to extinguish the fire by 2.55pm.

All crews had returned to their stations by 4pm.

The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.