Cardboard catches fire in back of waste truck in Tarleton

Fire crews were called after a quantity of cardboard caught alight in the rear of a waste collection vehicle in Tarleton.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 12:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 12:46 pm

Two fire engines from Penwortham and Leyland attended the scene in Windgate at around 9.05am today (July 21).

The incident involved a "small quantity of cardboard" in the back of a waste collection vehicle, the fire service said.

Firefighters used one hose reel to douse the flames.

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Two fire engines from Penwortham and Leyland attended the scene in Windgate.

Crews were in attendance for around 20 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

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