Refuse truck on fire in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 15:54 22 February 2011 | UPDATED: 16:14 22 February 2011

Verulam Road, St Albans. Fire in bin lorry.

Verulam Road, St Albans. Fire in bin lorry.


A REFUSE truck has closed a busy city centre road this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the scene in Verulam Road at around 3.45pm and managed to contain the blaze quickly.

But a police spokesperson said the road is closed in both directions between the junctions with Church Crescent and Folly Lane.

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