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Flat fire – Fengate - Peterborough

At 12.14pm on Wednesday (29) crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground were called to a fire on Hammonds Drive in Fengate, Peterborough. 

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a first floor flat of a four storey building, involving a tumble dryer. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.  

The crews assisted around six people from the building to safety. They returned to their stations by 1.55pm. 

The cause of the fire was accidental.