A driver was forced to tip one tonne of paper onto a High Wycombe road after he noticed smoke coming from the pile.

The driver was on Lane End Road in High Wycombe at around 9.25am this morning and was transporting approximately one tonne of recycled paper in a flat-bed tipper vehicle for Buckinghamshire Council. 


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Smoke was seen coming from the mound of paper and the driver was forced to tip the paper on to the road.

Two fire engines and crews from High Wycombe attended the scene and were able to extinguish the blaze using one hose reel and a toolkit.