Commercial building fire in Blackburn

Date: 27/04/2022

Time: 16:23:00

Address: Croft Head Road, Blackburn

Incident Number: 2204010797

At 16:23 on 27 April, six fire engines from Blackburn, Burnley, Hyndburn, Darwen, and Preston, together with an aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn and a stinger appliance from Blackburn, attended a commercial building fire on Croft Head Road, Blackburn. The incident involved a quantity of recyclable waste inside a building approximately 30x50m in size. Firefighters used two breathing apparatuses and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the fire. Crews remained in attendance for two and a half hours.