Five incidents in 12 hours for South Holland’s fire crews

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Fire crews from South Holland have had a busy spell with five incidents within 12 hours, including a crash this morning at Cowbit.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue sent Crowland firefighters to assist police at the scene of an accident on Barrier Bank just after 6am when a vehicle went into a ditch.

Fire and Rescue say no one was trapped.

Police have now confirmed that one man was taken to Pilgrim Hospital at Boston, but his injuries are not believed to be either life-changing or life-threatening.

A fire crew from Holbeach was called out just after 2.30am today when a kitchen chair was alight after being left on the top of a barbecue. Firefighters used buckets of water to tackle the blaze.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue say hot ashes from a barbecue sparked a garden waste fire on Tollgate, Spalding, just after 10.30pm last night.

The fire was put out by a crew from Spalding.

Just after 9.30pm, a crew from Donington went to a field near Bicker Bar roundabout to put out a fire involving garden waste.

And shortly before 8.45pm Spalding firefighters attended an incident in Monks House Lane, Spalding, when a fire was reported – but it turned out to be controlled burning of conifer trimmings.