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Fire in the open – East Chesterton - Cambridge

At 8.15am on Saturday (7) crews were called to a fire on Cowley Road in East Chesterton, Cambridge.  

Around 20 firefighters, including crews from Cambridge, Cottenham and Burwell, attended the incident. 

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire involving a building containing waste material. Working with on-site staff they extinguished the fire and prevented it from spreading further.  

The crews left the scene at around 3.30pm, making regular inspections overnight and the following morning to check the scene was safe and it hadn't spread to other parts of the site.  

The cause of the fire was accidental.