Barn fire in Croston

Date: 22/07/2018

Time: 03:06:00

Address: Carr Lane, Croston

Incident Number: 1807014715

At 03:06 five fire engines from Tarleton, Chorley, Leyland, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham attended a barn fire on Carr Lane in Croston. The fire involved 200 tonnes of hay that had caught fire and the barn was well alight. Firefighters moved the hay to a nearby field and took the decision to let it burn under firefighter supervision. Local residents of the Croston area were advised to keep windows and doors closed due to the large smoke plume the fire caused. Firefighters remain at the scene.