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Fire crews called to Icewell Hill flats in Newmarket to tackle fire in basement




Crews were sent to a block of flats in Newmarket to tackle a basement fire.

The fire crews were called to the Icewell Hill flats just before 7.30pm yesterday evening.

The fire was located in an electrical cupboard in the basement after reports of the 'smell of smoke or burning'.

Icewell Hill. Picture: Mecha Morton.
Icewell Hill. Picture: Mecha Morton.

There were initially five fire crews on the scene then two.

Firefighters extinguished the flames and a job stop was called just before 10.30pm.

In June this year 14 fire engines were called to the block of flats after a fire broke out.

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