Rushton landfill fire believed to be accidental

Picture by Justin Abbott
Picture by Justin Abbott
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The fire service says a blaze at a landfill in Rushton was accidental.

Four fire crews, two specialist appliances and police attended the Mick George site off Oakley Road at 4.10pm on Saturday (July 8).

Police at the scene

Police at the scene

The fire was out by 7pm and the cause at this stage is believed to be accidental.

Nobody suffered injuries in the incident.

The scene in Rushton

The scene in Rushton