Drone footage shows aftermath of fire which engulfed lorries at industrial park

Drone footage shows the aftermath of a huge fire at an industrial park which engulfed ten lorries.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service were called to an industrial park on Pingwood Lane in Tower Hill, Kirkby at 11.18pm on Saturday (June 29). Crews arrived on scene at 11.26pm, with five fire engines in attendance.

On arriving at the scene, fire crews found seven articulated lorries alight and began fighting the fire with high pressure hose reel jets. Ten vehicles were involved in the blaze, with crews using main jets and hose reel jets to contain it.

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An update issued by the fire service at 2am today (June 30) said: "The main seats of fire have now been extinguished and fire crews are now checking for hot spots and damping down as required."

Drone footage captured by YouTube user @DroneShots84 today shows the extent of the fire. Shared with the ECHO, the footage shows ten burned-out lorries at the facility and scorches on the ground.

A small emergency service presence remained at the scene.

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