Supermarket delivery van cuts of fire engine water supply after parking on hose pipe
PUBLISHED: 12:28 13 August 2020 | UPDATED: 12:28 13 August 2020
Firefighters tackling a garden blaze in the Fens had their water supply cut off after a supermarket delivery van parked on their hose.
Crews responding to a fire in Wisbech suddenly had their water stopped when the bright green van was left with its wheel on the fire engine hose.
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Residents have called for the driver of the delivery van to be sacked following the incident which stopped crews carrying out their work last week.
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “It’s not unusual for us to come across inconsiderate parking while we’re out and about, but this is a new one for us.
“Firefighters in Wisbech were tackling a garden fire last week, when suddenly their water supply cut off... any clues as to what might have caused it?”
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