Page last updated at 15:22 GMT, Tuesday, 20 May 2008 16:22 UK

Driver escapes from burning lorry

Lorry driver next to the fire
Picture by Matt Watson shows the four vehicles affected by the blaze

A lorry driver had a lucky escape when his cab was targeted in a suspected arson attack in North Yorkshire.

The man is thought to have been sleeping in one of two lorries which caught fire at the Dragon Road lorry park in Harrogate.

Four fire crews were called to put out the fire. The nearby main road and York to Harrogate railway line were closed while it was brought under control.

The driver was not injured. Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

The fire also damaged a third lorry and a coach.




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