Discarded cigarette to blame for Gainsborough waste bin fire

Fire story
Fire story

Firefighters from Gainsborough attended a bin fire in the town.

Crews arrived at Lord Street at around 11am yesterday (Wednesday, August 23) where they found mixed waste on fire in a metal public waste bin.

The fire was extinguished using a house reel jet. The bin was severely damaged.

Firefightrers ascertained the cause of the fire was discarded smoking materials.