Derelict building fire in Burnley

Date: 03/03/2021

Time: 03:49:00

Address: Briercliffe Road, Burnley

Incident Number: 2103000641

At 03:49 four fire engines from Burnley and Nelson and the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn attended an incident on Briercliffe Road, Burnley. The fire involved a derelict commercial building consisting of two floors spanning approx. 15m x 10m. The fire was on the second floor and firefighters used two hose reels, one jet, command support pack and a positive ventilation van. Lancashire Police are in attendance to assist with a road closure in the area.

Update at 08:30 – crews are still at the scene.

Update at 09:12 – crew carrying out checks on the property

Update at 11:19 – a fire investigation is complete and crews have left the scene