Dishwasher fire - Whittlesey - Fenland

Crews from Dogsthorpe, Stanground and Ramsey were called to a fire in a care home in Turners Lane, Whittlesey.

Smoke was issuing from the kitchen area of a care home and the first floor was evacuated.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel and positive pressure ventilation fans to extinguish the fire and clear smoke. The fire was contained to the kitchen/diner area.

Crews returned to their stations by 3.05pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental, by appliance.