Commercial Building Fire in Higher Bartle

Date: 20/01/2021

Time: 09:39:00

Address: Tabley Lane, Higher Bartle, Preston

Incident Number: 2101005292

At 09:39 on 20th January, 8 fire engines from Fulwood, Preston, Penwortham, Leyland, Wesham, Chorley, Longridge, and Blackpool, and an aerial ladder platform from Blackburn, attended a fire at a commercial building located on Tabley Lane, Higher Bartle, Preston.

The fire affected an industrial unit approximately 60m x 20m in size. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera mounted on the aerial ladder platform to combat the fire. Crews then damped down the areas affected by the fire.

No casualties were reported, and an investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

Update 12:36 – this incident has now been reduced to three fire engines and the aerial ladder platform.

Update 14:40 – firefighters have now left this incident.