Fire crews struggle to get through due to '˜inconsiderate parking'

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crews are again asking motorists to think about where they park after firefighters struggled to get down a road.

Monday, 23rd January 2017, 1:31 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd January 2017, 1:33 pm
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Huntingdon crews were unable to get down American Lane on Friday, January 20, because of inconsiderate parking with cars on both sides of the road.

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Luckily, they were on access checks and not a 999 call - but if it had been an emergency call it would have added another five minutes to a time-critical incident.

A spokesman for the service said: “Please think about how you park when leaving your car on the streets of Huntingdon.”