Fire fighters tackling large blaze in north of Peterborough

Fire fighters are at the scene of a large blaze in Norwood Lane in Peterborough.

Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 2:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:10 pm
Fire crews. Photo: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

A number of residents reported seeing a thick plume of smoke coming from the north of the city.

A spokeswoman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue said: “Crews were called at 1.30pm to Norwood Lane.

“They arrived to find a large fire made up of waste and tyres. Cylinders are also involved.

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“Crews from Dogsthorpe, March and a water carrier from Ramsey are at the scene.”

It is not known what caused the fire at this stage.