House fire - Ickleton - South Cambs

At 7.39am on Saturday (21) one crew from Cambridge and crews from Saffron Walden in Essex were called to a fire in Church Street in Ickleton. 

Firefighters arrived to find a well developed fire in a two storey house. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using hose reels and jets. 

An elderly man was found dead at the scene.

The crews returned to their stations by 10.15am. 

A fire investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

 

Update - Tuesday January 24

The fire investigation has determined the cause of the fire was accidental.