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SKIP FIRE TACKLED ON NEWPORT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE 

IMG_5256.JPGFirefighters from Newport have tackled a skip fire on the industrial estate this evening (Wednesday). 

One pumping appliance from Newport Fire Station was mobilised to the scene on Manners View at 19:00, where a fire was discovered in a large skip.

A passing member of the public spotted smoke issuing from the Biffa owned refuse skip and called 999.

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The fire has been contained and extinguished using a main jet. Nearby buildings have been unaffected.

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