Chimney Fire in Preston

Date: 21/01/2018

Time: 10:13:00

Address: Garstang Road, Fulwood

Incident Number: 1801006154

Firefighters from Fulwood were called to reports of a chimney fire at a commercial premises involving an open fire. When they arrived they found the fire was located in the lounge area of the premise and firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to asses the scene, determing that the fire was located inside the chimney flue. They used chimney rods, a hose reel and a nimbus nozzle to extinguish the fire. Crews also carried out an inspection of a first floor flat in the building and loft areas using a triple extension ladder to ensure there was no further fire spread. Firefighters were at the scene just under one hour.