Warning after spate of wheelie bin fires across Bolton
11:56am Tuesday 4th February 2014 in News
FIREFIGHTERS attended five separate wheelie bin fires across the borough between Sunday night and Monday morning.
Crews were called to a bin fire in Higher Swan Lane, Great Lever, at 7.18pm on Sunday. The fire involved a quantity of rubbish.
At just after 1am on Monday, a crew was called to a fire which damaged a bin at a compound in Greenroyd Avenue, Breightmet, near Bolton St Catherine’s Academy. Police were informed.
At about 2.10am yesterday, a wheelie bin fire was reported at Bankfield Street, near Deane Road, Deane.
And at 3.20am, a bin fire was reported at Watt Street, Horwich.
A fire spokesman said: “Please ensure you bring your wheelie bins inside, except when they are being collected.”
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