Fire crews tackle bin blaze ‘affecting garage’

A crew from Lowestoft South fire station was alerted. Picture: Nick Butcher

A crew from Lowestoft South fire station was alerted. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Firefighters quickly tackled a bin fire that spread to a nearby garage.

A crew from Lowestoft South fire station and a crew from North Lowestoft fire station were alerted following reports of a garage fire in Reeve Street, Lowestoft.

They were called out at 6.10pm on Saturday, November 9 and on arrival at the scene they discovered a wheelie bin blaze had spread.

A brigade spokesman said: "Fire control were called to reports of a garage fire on Reeve Street.

"Two appliances were mobilised and on arrival found a fire that had spread from a wheelie bin that was now affecting the garage.


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"Crews proceeded to use one hose reel to extinguish the flames."

They quickly tackled the blaze and the scene was cleared by 6.27pm.

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