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Firefighters called to rubbish blaze near houses in Ribbleton

Posted on - 13th May, 2020 - 8:57am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Ribbleton
Firefighters were called to fly tipping which was on fire in Ribbleton

Crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service tackled a large rubbish blaze close to houses in Ribbleton last night.

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Firefighters were called in to extinguish the blaze in undergrowth on the old Preston to Longridge railway line.

The fire was burning next to a ginnel in close proximity to houses in Sion Close and Garsdale Road.

Crews put out the blaze on the old Preston to Longridge railway line

A LFRS spokesperson said: “Earlier this evening @Preston_Fire attended a large fly-tipped rubbish fire in undergrowth.

“The photo shows the close proximity through the ginnel to occupied houses. Irresponsible actions potentially creating danger for properties and people. Don’t flytip.”

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