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Digger fire at Sutton Bridge port grain store

Firefighters tackled a blaze at Sutton Bridge port this afternoon (Friday) after a JCB dumper truck caught fire in a grain store shed.

Crews from Spalding, Holbeach, West Walton and Terrington attended the West Bank Road incident, which was called in at 3.56pm.

One main jet, one hose reel, four sets of breathing apparatus and an aerial ladder platform were used.

There was severe damage to the building and 40 tonnes of soya grain. The cause was an electrical fault on the JCB.


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