Commercial Building Fire in Lathom

Date: 24/10/2022

Time: 08:48:00

Address: Lyelake Lane, Lathom

Incident Number: 2210008536

Four fire engines from Fulwood, Tarleton and Leyland are currently in attendance at an incident on Lyelake Lane in Lathom, Ormskirk, along with assistance from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.

The fire involves a commercial unit consisting of the ground floor, which is well alight. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are using two jets and three hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

There are currently road closures in place at the junction of Lyelake Lane, Lathom Road and Dickett’s Lane. Please avoid the area at this time and keep your windows and doors closed if you see or smell smoke.

One casualty, suffering from mild smoke inhalation, was treated by firefighters.