Chimney fire at house in Barnoldswick

Date: 16/11/2018

Time: 16:44:00

Address: West Close Road, Barnoldswick

Incident Number: 1711006479

Fire engines and crews from Barnoldswick, Earby, Nelson (2 engines and crews) and an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) and support pump and crews from Hyndburn were assigned to a fire in the chimney of a wood-burning stove that had spread to a fascia board and troughing on the roof of the house. Firefighters pitched a ladder for access and used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire and used the ALP for close inspection of the affected area to ensure there were no remaining hot-spots. There were no casualties.