Building fire in Burnley

Date: 19/04/2019

Time: 02:43:00

Address: Hebrew Road, Burnley

Incident Number: 1904007533

At 02:43 four fire engines from Burnley and Nelson along with the aerial ladder platform and supporting appliances from Hyndburn station attended a  persons reported incident at the junction of Hebrew Road with Colne Road, Burnley. The incident involved a three storey derelict building measuring 10mx20m.  The fire affected all floors of the building and roof. Firefighters used the aerial ladder platform to attack the fire form the roof level. Crews also used two handheld jets , one of which was used to prevent fire spread to adjacent buildings.

 

UPDATE 09:30 – crews continuing to remove roof of building. The drone is scheduled for a site inspection at 10:30 to check for hot spots and a structural assessment.