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Incident - Bin lorry fire

Date: 30/09/2020
Time: 06:36
Location: St Peters Road, Plymouth
Area: Western
County: Devon

Fire appliances from Crownhill, Camels Head and a water carrier from Plympton were mobilised to reports of a lorry on fire at the above location.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that the was a small fire on the underside of a bin lorry and got crews to work to extinguish the fire using a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera.

The fire caused a small amount of damage to the vehicle and was deemed to have started accidentally.

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