Commercial building fire in Preston

Date: 07/04/2023

Time: 01:03:00

Address: Bluebell Way, Preston

Incident Number: 2304002375

At 01:03 on 07 April, ten fire engines from Fulwood, Preston, Penwortham, Bamber Bridge, Longridge, Darwen, Blackburn, Hyndburn, and Chorley, together with two aerial ladder platforms from Preston and Hyndburn, attended a commercial building fire on Bluebell Way, Preston. The incident involved a commercial property approximately 100x100m in size. No injuries were reported. Firefighters used two fourteen breathing apparatus, two hose reels, and two jets to extinguish the fire.

Update 01:51 – Firefighters are likely to remain at the scene for some hours. Please avoid the area if possible.

Update 03:30 – We currently have nine fire engines in attendance, in addition to several specialist appliances including a stinger and drone team.

Update 06:00 – This incident has now been reduced to four fire engines and an aerial ladder platform.

Update 18:30 – This incident has now been reduced to one fire engine and an aerial ladder platform.

Update 10:45 on 08/04/23 – Incident now closed.