Container fire – Ravensthorpe - Peterborough

At 5.21am on Tuesday (7) one crew from Dogsthorpe and one crew from Stanground were called to a fire on Ivatt Way in Ravensthorpe, Peterborough.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a large steel storage container that was spreading quickly to the surrounding area. The fire mainly involved plastic material that was being stored in and around the container.

Wearing breathing apparatus the crews extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their stations by 7.25am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.