Commercial building fire in Fleetwood

Date: 24/05/2023

Time: 17:34:00

Address: Mount Road, Fleetwood

Incident Number: 2305009945

At 17:34 on 24 May, eight fire engines from Fleetwood, St Annes, Preesall, Bispham, Bamber Bridge, Blackpool, South Shore, and Preston, together with two aerial ladder platforms from Blackpool and Fleetwood, attended a commercial building fire on Mount Road, Fleetwood. The incident involved a combined residential and commercial building approximately 30x20m in size. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire. Two casualties were rescued by crews and placed in the care of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

Update 18:22 – crews are likely to remain in attendance for some time. Please avoid the area. If you are affected by smoke, keep windows and doors closed.

Update 21:15 – this incident has now been reduced to six pumps and two aerial ladder platforms.

Update 22:25 – This incident has now been reduced to two pumps and two aerial ladder platforms. We are likely to maintain a presence throughout the night damping down the fire-affected areas.