Crews tackle early hours fire at Peterborough warehouse

Crews tackled a fire in the early hours of the morning at a warehouse in Peterborough last week (December 31).

By Ben Jones
Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 4:56 am

The fire broke out in an industrial premises along Storeys Bar Road in Fengate at around 2am on Friday.

The fire was believed to have started by a piece of machinery.

Firefighters attended the scene and were able to control the fire and return to their stations by 4am.

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A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue service said: “At 2.05am on Friday (31) crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground were called to a fire on Storeys Bar Road in Fengate, Peterborough.

“Firefighters arrived to find a fire in an industrial premises involving machinery. They extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their stations by 3.45am.

“The cause of the fire was accidental.”