Firefighters tackle blaze at Bubbenhall landfill site

Firefighters were called out to tackle a blaze at a landfill site in Bubbenhall yesterday (Monday).

Firefighters were called out to tackle a fire at a landfill site in Bubbenhall. Photo by Kenilworth Fire Station

At around 8.10am firefighters from Kenilworth as well as a fire engine and the water carrier from Leamington fire station were sent to the scene in Weston Lane.

On arrival they were faced with a large amount of rubbish well alight on the landfill.

Crews used hose reels and main jets supplied from the water carrier to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters were called out to tackle a fire at a landfill site in Bubbenhall. Photo by Kenilworth Fire Station

Firefighters also used a 13.5 metre ladder to bridge a gap to create a safe working platform for the crews.

Firefighters were called out to tackle a fire at a landfill site in Bubbenhall. Photo by Kenilworth Fire Station
Firefighters were called out to tackle a fire at a landfill site in Bubbenhall. Photo by Kenilworth Fire Station
Firefighters were called out to tackle a fire at a landfill site in Bubbenhall. Photo by Kenilworth Fire Station