East Sussex fire crews called to bin lorry incident; road closed

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East Sussex fire crews have been called to a bin lorry fire – with people asked to ‘avoid the area’.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to ‘reports of a bin lorry alight’ on Natal Road, Brighton around 11.30am today (Monday, June 17)

“Two fire engines are at the scene," a fire service spokesperson said.

"Crews are using two hose reels to put out a fire affecting around five tonnes of waste.

“Please avoid the area.”

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