Derelict building fire in Rochdale

Date: 04/04/2020

Time: 22:15:00

Address: Market Street, Shawforth, Rochdale

Incident Number: 2004001284

At 22:15 six fire engines from Bacup, Rawtenstall, Haslingden, Burnley and the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn were called to a derelict building fire on Market Street, Shawforth, Rochdale. The fire was in a derelict chapel measuring 20m x 30m and crews used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel and one triple extension ladder.

At 23:02 firefighters were withdraw from firefighting due to the fire on the first floor and roof making it unsafe and firefighting was undertaken from the exterior of the property and using the aerial ladder platform.

At 06:38 crews continue to manage hot spots in building