A CARLSBERG truck driver had a lucky escape after his truck caught fire. Firefighters were called to Carlsberg's warehouse in Beddington Lane Industrial Estate at 4pm today. A Croydon firefighter said the fork-lift truck appeared to have ignited due to an electrical fault. He added: "It was being driven at the time; the driver just noticed some sparking and a burning smell from underneath. "They tried putting it out but the diesel tank set alight." Firefighters were on site for about one hour, he added. There were no injuries reported. The truck was destroyed.
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