Firefighters tackle blazing stack of fly-tipped rubbish near Harborough

Firefighters raced to fight a blazing stack of fly-tipped rubbish near Market Harborough late on Saturday night (May 21).

By Red Williams
Monday, 23rd May 2022, 3:37 pm
Firefighters raced to fight a blazing stack of fly-tipped rubbish near Market Harborough late on Saturday night (May 21).
Firefighters raced to fight a blazing stack of fly-tipped rubbish near Market Harborough late on Saturday night (May 21).

Fire crews were called out to a field off Lubenham Road on the outskirts of East Farndon just after 10pm.

“A large quantity of fly-tipped waste, which included plastic netting, was on fire with crews using a hose reel jet and soil to extinguish the flames,” said Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service.

“The fire is believed to have started accidentally and crews left the scene at 11.28pm.”