Fire crews called to digger blaze

Fire crews were called out after a mini digger caught fire in Crosby.

Officers from Douglas fire station attended the scene on the Top Road in Crosby yesterday afternoon shortly before 3pm.

The excavator was well alight in the road by the time the team arrived.

Crews remained at the scene for 45 minutes extinguishing the fire and dampening down the area to ensure the vehicle was safe.