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Residents in Cottam Way were left cleaning up the soggy mess of paper.
Michael Casterton said it took eight bin bag to scoop up the fly-tipping.
He said there were bank statements, books, magazines and credit card statements contained within the rubbish which was flying down the road around 4.30pm on Sunday (1 April).
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The paper ended up down towards Lea Road and Sidgreaves Lane.
Preston City Council is responsible for monitoring and collecting items which have been dumped illegally.
You can report fly tipping by calling 01772906909 or using an online form to report it.
You can also use the website fixmystreet – which shows all reports in the area.
never touch the waste: fly tipped waste can be dangerous – it may contain syringes, broken glass, asbestos, toxic chemicals or other hazardous substances
never disturb the site – there may be evidence that could help identify the fly-tippers and lead to their prosecution
never approach anyone you see fly tipping – they could become violent