Bungalow damaged after being ‘deliberately’ set on fire near …
Crews from Stanground, Yaxley, Dogsthorpe and Huntingdon were called to the property on Bardney in Orton Goldhay at around 12.30pm. When they arrived, they found a well-developed fire which had already spread to the roof.
Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze using hose reels and a jet. They also utilised a turntable ladder to tackle the fire from above.
No injuries were reported and crews returned to their stations by 7pm. However, the house suffered serious damage to the roof and had a number of garden items destroyed in the fire.
The fire service has asked anyone with information about the incident to contact Cambridgeshire Police by visiting their website and submitting an online report. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.