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House fire – Trumpington ward - Cambridge

At 7.21am on Sunday (31) crews from Cambridge, Cottenham and Linton were called to a fire on Panton Street in Trumpington ward in Cambridge.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a first floor bedroom of a house. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using hose reels and a jet and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

A casualty was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene and taken to hospital by ambulance.

The crews returned to their stations by 9.30am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.