North Yorkshire firefighters drafted in to help battle tractor excavator blaze in Ribble Valley

Firefighters spent almost three hours putting out a blaze in a tractor excavator in Slaidburn yesterday afternoon.

Crews from Clitheroe, Barnoldswick and a fire engine from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service got the call to Wigglesworth Road at 2-20pm where they found the vehicle on fire .

They tackled the flames using a foam hose, triple extension ladder, breathing apparatus and an environmental grab pack.

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Firefighters from North Yorkshire were called in to help battle a blaze in Slaidburn yesterday.