Fire service tackle car fire following collision

The fire service was called out to find a car alight in Ramsey on Friday.

The fire service was called out to find a car alight in Ramsey on Friday. - Credit: Archant

The car was on fire following a collision.

Cambridgeshire fire and rescue service were called to a car on fire in Ramsey on Friday afternoon.

One crew from Ramsey was called to a vehicle on fire on Stocking Fen Road at around 2:10pm.

Crews arrived to find a car on fire following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "All persons were out of their vehicles on arrival. Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish the fire."

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A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: "We were called at 2.07pm on Friday (21 February) with reports of a collision involving two vehicles in Stocking Fen Road near Ramsey.

"The collision between a HGV and a Vauxhall Corsa caused the car to catch fire. Officers and fire crews attended the scene.

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"The road was initially blocked while the fire was extinguished and recovery of the vehicle took place."

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