Commercial skip fire in Barton

Date: 20/01/2020

Time: 18:50:00

Address: Field next to the M6 motorway at Barton

Incident Number: 2001005769

Four fire engines from Garstang, Fulwood and Preston were called to fire involving a commercial skip in a field next to the M6 at Barton. Firefighters used hose reels to extinguish the fire which resulted in the motorway being closed in both directions for a short period of time to ensure both roads users and firefighters were safe. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.