Building fire in Haslingden

Date: 08/08/2019

Time: 04:54:00

Address: Blackburn Road, Haslingden

Incident Number: 1908002666

Six fire engines from Haslingden, Blackburn, Rawtenstall, Burnley and Hyndburn were called to a fire involving three commercial properties with flats above them on Blackburn Road, Haslingden. Firefighters are using one aerial ladder platform, four breathing apparatus, three hose reels and one jet to extinguish the fire.

Update at 8am on 8th August

Firefighters are still at the scene and are continuing to make the scene safe. Once the night shift switches with the day shift, there will be four fire engines, an aerial ladder platform and a command support unit at the scene.

Update at 10am on 9th August

We are planning for one fire engine to remain at the scene for the rest of the day. The firefighters will be working with partner agencies to make the scene safe and continue with the fire investigation.