Commercial building fire in Skelmersdale

Date: 14/03/2022

Time: 11:20:00

Address: Stanley Way, Skelmersdale

Incident Number: 2203004942

At 11:20 on 14 March, six fire engines from Skelmersdale and Ormskirk, support by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, attended a commercial building fire on Stanley Way, Skelmersdale. The incident involved a quantity of waste inside a commercial property approximately 60x20m in size. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire. They currently remain in attendance.

Update 13:15 – this incident has been reduced to two pumps as the fire in now under control. Crews are likely to remain at the scene damping down affected areas for the coming hours.