Flat fire - Abbey ward - Cambridge

A crew from Cambridge was called to a flat fire in Rachel Close, Abbey ward, Cambridge.

A neighbour had called 999 after hearing a smoke alarm sounding for more than 5 minutes. 

Fire crews forced entry into the property and discovered a fire in a ground floor flat. No one was in the property at the time of the incident. They extinguished it using a hose reel and returned to station by 5.35pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental, by person.