Firefighters' early morning scramble to tackle plastic bin fire

Firefighters in Lancaster were called out this morning to tackle a fire involving a plastic bin.

Tuesday, 30th October 2018, 9:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th October 2018, 10:33 am
The incident happened in Lancaster this morning

Fire crews from Lancaster attended the incident in Tarnsyke Road, Lancaster, at 7.14am.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "The incident involved a plastic bin in the ground floor of a domestic property.

"Firefighters used a hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

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"There was one casualty treated by crews for suspected smoke inhalation prior to being checked over by ambulance crews.

"Firefighters were in attendance approximately one hour."