‘Suspicious’ fire breaks out in skip in Fleetwood

Firefighters were called to deal with a suspicious fire in a skip in Fleetwood
Firefighters were called to deal with a suspicious fire in a skip in Fleetwood

Firefighters were called to deal with a ‘suspicious’ fire in a skip in Fleetwood.

One fire crew was called from Fleetwood station shortly after midnight yesterday after local police officer noticed a fire in a skip on Dock Street, near Titan Outdoor Advertising.

Firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish the fire before leaving the scene at aroun 12.30am. Police were also in attendance.

There were no casualties, though some damage was caused to the skip.

A fire service spokesman called the fire ‘suspicious’, adding that an investigation was being carried out.