Fire in factory roof ‘started accidentally’ investigation rules

Firefighters attended a blaze at a factory in St Peter's Road, in Huntingdon.

Firefighters attended a blaze at a factory in St Peter's Road, in Huntingdon. - Credit: Archant

Specialist equipment had to be called in to tackle a fire at an industrial estate in Huntingdon on Thursday.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service called in a ‘multistar’ aerial appliance to help tackle a fire at a factory in St Peter’s Road, which started at about 7.30pm.

Crews from Chatteris, Huntingdon and Stanground were also called to the scene, with the fire taking hold in a roof space of a factory.

Crews extinguished the fire and returned to their stations by 10.55pm.

An investigation revealed that the cause of the fire was accidental.


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