Waterbeach Waste Fire 'Could Burn For Days'

    A fire in Waterbeach is likely to continue burning for the next few days according to Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue.

    The fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday at an industrial waste processing premises on Ely Road.

    Firefighters from Cambridge, Cottenham and Chatteris initially attended the incident.

    Crews arrived to find a large, well developed fire involving household rubbish. Working with staff on the site they have contained the fire and have been damping the area down and allowing it to burn out in a controlled way.

    The fire is expected to be burning for next few days.

    There will be smoke coming from the scene, which may impact the A10 as well as those living in the local area. Motorists are advised to drive cautiously where they see signage around the area. Residents should keep their doors and windows closed if the smoke is impacting them.

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