Part of Bourges Boulevard was closed as fire crews tackled blaze in Peterborough

Firefighters tackled a blaze at an industrial premises off Maskew Avenue in Peterborough this afternoon (November 20).

By Rosie Boon
Saturday, 20th November 2021, 6:00 pm
The scene of the fire. PT reader pic

Part of Bourges Boulevard was closed as crews brought the blaze under control.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue said earlier: “Our Combined Fire Control was called at just before 2pm this afternoon reporting a fire on Maskew Avenue in New England, Peterborough.  

“Crews from Dogsthorpe, Stanground, the Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade and Yaxley have attended the scene. 

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The scene off Maskew Avenue. PT reader picture

“Firefighters arrived to find a fire in the roof space of an industrial building. They are currently working hard to contain the fire and stop it from spreading to the rest of the building. 

“A part of Bourges Boulevard is closed to ensure crews can tackle the fire safely.”
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