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2:23 AM

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Woburn Sands

2:23 AM, Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Large fire affecting vehicles and containers

Paddocks Lane, Woburn Sands

Six appliances and crews and two officers were in attendance at the height of the fire.

The appliances and crews attended from:

  • West Ashland
  • Broughton
  • Newport Pagnell
  • Bedfordshire

A large fire involving a pile of green waste, measuring around 20 metres by 10 metres by three metres high, had spread to affect two vans, an HGV trailer, and three shipping containers.

The area affected by the fire measured around 100 metres by 100 metres, and the vehicles and containers were destroyed by the fire.

The firefighters used:

  • Three main jets
  • A turntable ladder
  • One water carrier
  • Small gear

Bow Brickhill road has been closed while firefighters work at the scene.

Thames Valley Police also attended.

Firefighters are likely to remain on the scene over the course of the day (Tuesday 30 August 2022).