Large fire rips through outbuildings in Cambridgeshire village

People living in a Cambridgeshire village have been advised to keep their windows and doors closed this morning after a large outdoor fire last night.

More than 20 firefighters, including crews from Littleport, Sutton, Ely, Manea and St Neots attended the scene at Hale Fen in Littleport at around 7pm.


Crews arrived to find a fire involving recyclable plastic in several outbuildings. Smoke was seen billowing across the countryside and the A10 was temporarily closed for safety reasons.

The fire, which was put out by 1.15am today is thought to have started accidentally

Credit: Cambs Fire and Rescue Service