House fire - Dogsthorpe - Peterborough

At 4.34pm on Saturday (5) one crew from Dogsthorpe and one crew from Stanground were called to a fire on Elmfield Road in Dogsthorpe, Peterborough.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the kitchen of a semi-detached house. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

The house was safely evacuated before the crews arrived.

The crews returned to their stations by 5.20pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.