Unattended bin blaze tackled by firefighters

Firefighters from Lowestoft South fire station were called out on Tuesday, June 18 following reports

Firefighters from Lowestoft South fire station were called out on Tuesday, June 18 following reports of a blaze in the open. The crew subsequently tackled a small unattended bin which was ablaze. Picture: Lowestoft South fire station - Credit: Archant

Firefighters tackled a bin blaze after they were alerted to a fire in the open.

A crew from Lowestoft South fire station were called out at 5.25pm on Tuesday, June 18 following reports of a blaze in the open.

They attended the scene on Meadow Road in Oulton and discovered a small unattended bin which was ablaze, which they put out "with one hose reel," according to Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.

The scene was cleared at 5.45pm.

In a post on Twitter, Lowestoft South Fire Station said: "Blue Watch mobilised to fire in the open.


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