Container Fire in Rivington

Date: 16/12/2018

Time: 08:00:00

Address: Horrobin Lane, Rivington

Incident Number: 1812004673

Fire crews from Horwich and Chorley were called to reports of a fire on Horrobin Lane, Rivington. The fire involved a shipping container and it was extinguished using a hose reel, thermal imaging camera, short extension ladder and bolt cutters. Firefighters were in attendance approximately one hour and twenty minutes. The cause of the fire is thought to be deliberate and an investigation alongside the Police is now underway.