House fire – Newton - Fenland

At 1.51pm on Thursday (7) one crew from Wisbech and one crew from Long Sutton in Lincolnshire were called to a fire on High Road in Newton.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a first floor bedroom of a house. The property was heavily smoke logged. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and a jet and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

The crews returned to their stations by 5.05pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.