Emergency services called to Thanet council bin truck fire

The fire was in the cab of the vehicle Photo Richard Kinzler

Fire crews were called out to a  Thanet council rubbish truck in Ramsgate today (June 23).

The bin crew smelt burning plastic in the vehicle while they were in Goodwin Road at just after noon. A fire erupted in the crew cab area.

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Ramsgate fire crew attended the scene and contained the damage to the crew cab area.