Fire in the open - A1 - Huntingdonshire

On Wednesday (8) at 1.18pm, one crew from Huntingdon and one crew from Yaxley were called to a fire in the open by the A1 near Sawtry.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire involving overheated wheels of a lorry. The tyres had become separated from the vehicle and were well alight in a field next to the grass verge.

Using a hose reel, firefighters extinguished the fire and returned to their station by 2.30pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.