Firefighters called out to a fire involving a flatbed truck in Chester

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a fire involving a flatbed truck in Chester. On arrival the crew discovered that it was a small fire caused by a fuel spillage shortly after 1.20pm today (Monday, August 10) in Kelvin Grove. There was no sign of a leakage from the wagon’s fuel tank.

Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and then monitored temperatures with a thermal imaging camera.

Once firefighters were satisfied that the scene was safe they departed.

They were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.

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