Commercial building fire in Hapton

Date: 23/03/2022

Time: 14:32:00

Address: Accrington Road, Hapton

Incident Number: 2203009342

Several fire engines from Burnley, Hyndburn, Padiham, Blackburn and Darwen along with the Stinger from Blackburn and the Aerial Ladder Platform from Preston are currently attending a large commercial building fire on Accrington Road in Hapton. Firefighters are wearing breathing apparatus and using two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

Please avoid the area and keep windows and doors closed if you’re nearby and affected by smoke.


UPDATE 05:45am 24/03/22

Ten fire engines and several specialist appliances attended a fire on a industrial estate on Accrington Road, Hapton. Firefighters used two aerial appliances, the stinger, two hose reel jets and a triple extension ladder to bring the fire under control. Crews are still in attendance.


UPDATE: 09:25 am 24/03/22

This incident has now been reduced to three fire engines. Crews currently remain on scene monitoring hotspots and damping down the scene.