Firefighters have been called to the town centre this morning (Wednesday) after a discarded cigarette caused a fire in a bin.
The lit cigarette was put in a bin outside the entrance to the Arndale Centre which is under construction in Diesel Alley.
Fire crews used a bucket of water to put out the fire shortly after 11am.
Picture by Greg Draven.
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