Fence fire in Holbeach caused by ‘careless’ smoker

Fire & Rescue News.
Fire & Rescue News.

Firefighters had to use two water hoses to put out a fence fire in Holbeach today.

The fire in Park Road, Holbeach, was reported at 3.20pm and one eye-witness, who asked not be named, said: “Holbeach was under a blanket of black smoke as the fire engine rushed to the scene.”

A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue spokesman blamed the fire on “carelessly discarded smoking materials”.