Electrical fault sparks forklift blaze in Bilsby


A forklift and 20 bales of hay have been severely damaged in a fire at Bilsby, near Alford, this morning (Sunday).

Fire crews from Mablethorpe, Louth and Alford attended the blaze reported at 9.26am on Sutton Road, Bilsby.

According to a fire service spokesman firefighters put it out using two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots.

The cause is thought to be an electrical fault on the forklift.

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