Gritter catches fire on Sheffield street

A gritter working on Sheffield's roads last night caught fire after developing a mechanical fault.

Monday, 29th October 2018, 9:33 am
Updated Monday, 29th October 2018, 9:38 am
A gritter caught fire in Sheffield last night

CRIME: Stalking and harassment reported more than 12 times a day in Sheffield Gritters were sent out to salt the city's roads and pavements as temperatures dropped below zero yesterday.

POLICE: Crimestoppers rewards available for information on two Sheffield men wanted over murders While one of the machines was gritting Jenkin Road, Wincobank, it developed a fault and caught fire.

A gritter caught fire in Sheffield last night

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Firefighters were called out to deal with the incident.

The extent of the damage is not known.