Digger on fire at Bubbenhall landfill site

A digger on fire at a landfill site near Bubbenhall was battled by firefighters yesterday (Monday January 29).

Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 8:24 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 8:32 am
The digger on fire near Bubbenhall. Picture: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service received a 999 call at 1.20pm to reports of the digger on fire at the site off Weston Lane.

Two fire engines, one from Leamington and one from Kenilworth, were mobilised.

The digger was well alight on the arrival of the fire service.

Fire crews battle the blaze. Picture: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

One jet was used to extinguish the fire. Crews were detained until just after 2.50pm to ensure all hot spots were damped down.

Fire crews battle the blaze. Picture: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service