Commercial Building Fire in Preston

Date: 27/05/2020

Time: 16:37:00

Address: Inglewhite Road, Preston

Incident Number: 2005009533

Firefighters from Fulwood were called tor reports of a building fire at a property on Inglewhite Road, Preston. The fire is involving an outbuilding approximately 5 metres by 20 metres with a silo attached. Further support was requested and there are now firefighters from Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Garstang also in attendance. Currently four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are using one main jet and a hose reel to tackle the fire. No casualties have been reported, however residents living in the nearby vicinity are advised to close their windows and doors as a precaution if they are being affected by smoke from the fire.

The number of fire engines at the scene has been reduced to one as of 19:30hrs. The earlier precaution to close windows and doors in the local area has now been lifted and residents can open them again if they choose to do so. One crew will remain in attendance dampening down and monitoring for hot spot areas.