Crews respond to bin lorry fire in Peterborough

Fire crews responded after a bin lorry caught fire in Peterborough yesterday (January 5).

By Ben Jones
Thursday, 6th January 2022, 11:05 am
Updated Thursday, 6th January 2022, 11:11 am

The lorry caught fire along Morpeth Road in Netherton at just before 7:40am.

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Crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground attended the scene and the fire was extinguished before 8:30am.

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 7.38am on Wednesday, crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground were called to a fire on Morpeth Road in Netherton, Peterborough.

“Firefighters arrived to find a fire involving a refuse lorry and extinguished it using a hose reel. They returned to their stations by 8.30am. “The cause of the fire was accidental.”