Badly parked cars leave fire engine stuck on way to Sheffield incident

Firefighters were unable to get down a Sheffield street on their way to an incident last night because of badly parked cars.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 9:56 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 9:58 am
The badly parked cars.
The badly parked cars.

It happened in Manvers Road, Beighton, and this was the latest in a string of similar incidents in which fire engines have not been able to pass vehicles.

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Fortunately, this time the incident turned out to be a false alarm and a driver did come out to move their car.

But a fire service spokesperson said the obstruction “still cost us valuable time” and added: “Next time you're parking up please think - could a fire engine get through?” 

The badly parked cars.