Large blaze as lorries catch fire in Banbury

Three lorries caught fire in Banbury Credit: Ox Fire & Rescue

Firefighters were faced with a rapidly developing fire involving three LGVs with the risk of fire spreading to adjacent vehicles. It happened at Bidvest Logistics, Dorcas Road, Banbury. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus contained the fire and protected surrounding vehicles and property. There were no injuries. The fire is not thought to be suspicious.

Fire crews protected surrounding vehicles and property Credit: Fire & Rescue

This incident demonstrates the need for businesses to have sound business continuity plans and staff training. In this incident, the quick response of the company staff to move other closely parked vehicles certainly prevented a greater loss of property.

– Fire & Rescue Service