Petrol pumps closed at Northampton supermarket as bin lorry catches fire

Smoke can be seen rising from the bin lorry
Smoke can be seen rising from the bin lorry

A bin lorry has caught fire in a Northampton supermarket causing the petrol pumps to be turned off.

Plumes of smoke can be seen rising above Morrissons on Kettering Road and fire crews are making their way to the scene.

The lorry is in Morrissons car park

The lorry is in Morrissons car park

Customers are not being allowed in or out of the car park.

Northamptonshire Police ordered the pumps be switched off as a precaution.

One customer said the blaze was causing "chaos for Christmas shoppers".

The fire was first reported at 9.44am.