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Stack fire – Over - South Cambs

At 10pm on Tuesday (9) a crew from Cottenham was called to a fire on Overcote Road in Over. 

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire involving around 400 tonnes of baled straw spreading to nearby hedges.  

Crews maintained a presence at the incident throughout the night and following day to dampen the area and ensure the fire didn’t spread further while it was burning out.  

The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police by visiting to submit an online report or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.