Commercial Building Fire in Rawstenstall

Date: 12/02/2023

Time: 16:37:00

Address: New Hall Hey Road, Rawtenstall

Incident Number: 2302004018

Six fire engines, including one from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, the command support unit from Blackburn, and the aerial ladder platform are currently in attendance at a commercial building fire on New Hall Hey Road in Rawtenstall.

The fire is well alight and has spread to the roof. Crews are currently tackling the blaze and there is a large smoke plume, so if you can see or smell smoke, please close your windows and doors.

The road is currently closed whilst we deal with this incident, so please avoid the area.

UPDATE AT 9:36AM – 13/02/2023

Two fire engines from Burnley and Rawtenstall are in attendance, along with Preston’s aerial ladder platform.

Crews remain on scene as a fire investigation is underway and firefighters continue to dampen down hotspots.