Commercial Building Fire in Preston

Date: 01/05/2021

Time: 02:13:00

Address: Shepherd Street, Preston

Incident Number: 2105000018

At 02:13hrs fire crews from Preston, Bamber Bridge, Fulwood and Penwortham responded to a fire on Shepherd Street in Preston. The fire involved a derelict commercial premises which was well alight when firefighters arrived. The number of fire engines was increased to ten to include the Stinger and aerial ladder platform.

Crews are currently tackling the fire using the aerial appliances, breathing apparatus and jets.

Update at 05:20hrs – The fire is now surrounded, with small pockets of smouldering being dampened down by firefighters. The number of fire engines at the scene is being reduced to two and an aerial ladder platform. These crews will remain in attendance to monitor hot spot areas.