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Truck fire shuts road in Ribbleton

Posted on - 1st October, 2018 - 10:10pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport
Fire crews on the scene in Ribbleton Pic: Graham Robinson
Fire crews on the scene in Ribbleton

Firefighters remain on the scene in Ribbleton after a fire involving a truck.

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Residents near Belmont Avenue, off Ribbleton Avenue, reported hearing three ‘loud bangs’ and then seeing smoke coming from the Iveco vehicle.

The road remains closed as Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service tackled the fire in the vehicle, which is now out.

The fire started around 9.40pm on Monday (1 October).

A firefighter surveys the damage to the truck Pic: Graham Robinson
A firefighter surveys the damage to the truck

Read more: Family pay tribute to delivery driver who died in Ribbleton

A spokeswoman for the fire service said the fire is believed to be suspicious and an arson investigation will be launched.

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