Ice cream van fire in Whittlesey damages nearby properties

A fire at an ice cream van spread to two neighbouring properties.

Thursday, 19th September 2019, 11:16 am

The incident happened in Station Road, Whittlesey, yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out 5.04pm, with firefighters from Whittlesey attending and extinguishing the flames.

It is unclear at this time the extent of the damage to the properties.

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Firefighters at Station Road. Photo: Caroline Chapman

The fire was started accidentally, a fire service spokeswoman said, with firefighters having left the scene before 6pm.