Fatal house fire - Cherry Hinton - Cambridge

On Wednesday (13) at 8.17am, two crews from Cambridge and one crew from Sawston were called to a fire in a bungalow on Teversham Drift, Cherry Hinton.

The crews rescued one female casualty who was taken to hospital by ambulance. Wearing breathing apparatus and using two hose reels, firefighters extinguished the fire and used positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke.

All crews returned to their stations by 3pm.

The casualty sadly died in hospital.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.