Air ambulance called after man suffers burns in fire


The air ambulance was called after a man suffered serious burns in Eynesbury.


Paramedics from Magpas were called at about 2.30pm to Bishops Road following reports that a man had been burned in a fire.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service and the East of England Ambulance Service were also called to the scene.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “An ambulance crew and air ambulance from Magpas were dispatched and they treated a man who had suffered burns to his hands, head and legs.

“He was taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for further care.”

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The spokesman said the man’s condition was not thought to be life-threatening.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Firefighters arrived to find a tree on fire and extinguished it using a hose reel. The crew also provided first aid to a male casualty who suffered burns from the fire. He was left in the care of an air ambulance crew.”

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The spokesman said the cause of the fire was accidental.

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