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House fire - Abbey ward - Cambridge

On Sunday (23) at 9.21am, two crews from Cambridge were called to a house fire on Egerton Close, Abbey ward.

Crews arrived to find a fire in a first floor bedroom. Firefighters used a hose reel and jet to extinguish the fire, before using a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke.

Fortunately, working smoke alarms alerted the residents to the fire and and they were able to evacuate safely before the crew arrived.

Both crews returned to their station by 11am.

The case of the fire was accidental.