Fire crews called to tackle lorry blaze on A14
- Credit: Archant
Firefighters were called to tackle a lorry fire on the A14 last night (Monday).
A crew from Kimbolton, two crews from Huntingdon and a water carrier from Ramsey were called to a stretch of the road near Catworth shortly after 7.30pm.
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters arrived to find a lorry on fire on the westbound carriageway near Catworth. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reels and a jet.
The crews returned to their stations by 10.45pm.”
An investigation into the incident determined that the cause of the fire was accidental.
The previous day (Sunday) a fire crew from Huntingdon was called to an outbuilding blaze in Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots.
Firefighters arrived at about 12.15pm to find a bin fire had spread to a fence and nearby outbuilding.
- 1 Outdoor inflatable water park returns to Huntingdonshire
- 2 Jail for man who boasted he was the St Ives 'weed man'
- 3 Woman has 'medical episode' during A1(M) crash
- 4 13-year-old helped to rescue distressed paddleboarders
- 5 Thousands come together at RAF Wyton for Armed Forces Day
- 6 Police searching for missing man discover body
- 7 Man fined £300 after being linked to fly-tipping
- 8 Huntingdon and Peterborough hospitals bring back masks after rise in Covid numbers
- 9 Mayor in heated clash with East Cambs Council leader
- 10 Two-day closure set for B661 between Great Staughton and Grafham Water
Crews cut away at the roof of the outbuilding and dampened down the area before returning to their station by 1.40pm. The cause of the fire was accidental.