Commercial Building Fire in Withnell Fold

Date: 10/02/2023

Time: 07:45:00

Address: Withnell Fold, Chorley

Incident Number: 230203098

Six fire engines from Bamber Bridge, Chorley, Blackburn, Preston, Hyndburn, Darwen, the aerial ladder platform from Preston, the water bowser from Leyland and the command support unit from Fulwood attended a commercial building fire in Withnell Fold in Chorley.

The fire was well alight on arrival of crews.


UPDATE AT 09:41 – 10/02/2023

We still have six fire engines in attendance.

The fire has now significantly reduced but there is a smoke plume affecting the surrounding area.

If you can see or smell smoke, please close your windows and doors. Please avoid the area if you can.


UPDATE ON 11:45 – 10/02/2023

This incident has now been reduced to three fire engines and one aerial ladder platform.

Firefighters remain on scene dampening down hotspots within the commercial building.