Commercial Building Fire in Blackpool

Date: 22/04/2021

Time: 05:14:00

Address: Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool

Incident Number: 2104009145

At 05:24 on 22nd April, eight fire engines from Blackpool, St Annes, Bispham, Fleetwood, Preston, and South Shore, an aerial ladder platform from Blackpool, and an incident command unit from Fulwood attended a commercial building fire on Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool. The fire involved recyclable materials inside a warehouse approximately 90x100m in size. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel and one hose reel jet to combat the fire. No injuries were reported. An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway.

Update 07:00 – this incident has been reduced to six pumps.

Update 07:30 – this fire has now been extinguished.

Update 08:50 – crews remain in attendance at this time but have been reduced to two pumps.

Update 12:00 – this incident is now closed.