Commercial building fire in Darwen

Date: 31/10/2021

Time: 00:17:00

Address: Lower Eccleshill Road, Darwen

Incident Number: 2110010608

UPDATE 13:39: This incident is now closed.


UPDATE 08:31: Five fire engines remain at this incident excavating the contents of the building, approximately 280 tonnes of waste, and damping down. A further two fire engines attended the incident overnight taking the total to eight at the peak of the fire.


Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform from Darwen, Blackburn, Hyndburn and Bamber Bridge are in attendance a fire at a waste recycling centre on Lower Eccleshill Road in Darwen. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are using two jets, one hose reel and two ventilation units to bring the fire under control.