Building fire in Ormskirk

Date: 31/10/2020

Time: 20:08:00

Address: St Helens Road, Ormskirk

Incident Number: 2010009995

At 20:08 three fire engines from Ormskirk and Skelmersdale attended a persons reported incident on St Helens Road, Ormskirk. The incident involved the basement of a property and was heavily smoke logged. Firefighters rescued one casualty by using four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, one thermal imaging camera, ventilation unit, lighting and breaking in gear. The casualty was suffering the affects of smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene by paramedics. Firefighters were at the scene for almost three hours. The police were in attendance due to the fire being of suspicious origin.