Residents told to avoid industrial estate hit by fire

Fire crews are dealing with a large fire at an industrial estate in March.

Thursday, 31st October 2019, 4:46 pm
Fire crews are at the scene

At 3.35pm today firefighters were called to a building fire on Longhill Road, in the town.

The road has been closed, and residents in the area are advised to keep doors and windows closed.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a workshop, involving a diesel bowser and cylinders.

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Crews from March, Wisbech, Chatteris, the North roaming fire engine and a water carrier from Ramsey are at the scene.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The cause of the fire will be investigated once the fire has been extinguished.

“The public are advised to avoid the area while crews deal with the fire.”