Industrial unit fire - St Neots - Huntingdonshire
24/09/2016 - 12.46AM
Six fire engines from St Neots, Papworth, Gamlingay, Kimbolton and Huntingdon, together with the Incident Command Unit from Huntingdon, an aerial appliance from Bedfordshire and a high volume pump from Cambourne, were called to a fire in an industrial unit in Levellers Lane. A multistar aerial appliance from Cambridge also attended later. Building materials inside the single storey building, measuring approximately 30m x 50m, had caught fire.
Firefighters used four jets, two hose reels and one water tower to extinguish the fire.
Crews had returned to their stations by 2.40am and a crew went back a few hours later to check the site and dampen down again.
An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the fire.
Update: 26/09/16 2pm
The cause of the fire was determined to be deliberate. Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or Crimestopper anonymously on 0800 555111.