Commercial Building Fire in Blackburn

Date: 24/04/2021

Time: 18:36:00

Address: Chadwick Street, Blackburn

Incident Number: 2104010587

At 18:36 on 24th April, six fire engines from Blackburn, Hyndburn, Bamber Bridge, Preston and Clitheroe, and an aerial ladder platform and command unit from Preston, attended a commercial building fire on Chadwick Street, Blackburn. The fire involved a 30x50m building with multiple vehicles inside. The property was well alight when firefighters arrived. Firefighters used a stinger appliance and the aerial ladder platform to bring the fire under control. No injuries have been reported. Multi-agency response is set up at this incident to coordinate resources. An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

Update 19:30 – crews remain in attendance at this time.

Update 20:50 – firefighting is proving effective and the situation is under control. Crews remain in attendance.

Update 21:30 – crews continue to combat this fire and will likely be in attendance until the morning. Chadwick Street is closed while firefighting continues, so please plan an alternative route.

Update 12:00 – multi-agency response has been stood down at this incident.

Update 13:00 – the stop message has been received for this incident.