Derelict building fire in Skelmersdale

Date: 07/11/2021

Time: 16:35:00

Address: Gillibrands Road, Skelmersdale

Incident Number: 2111003264

At 16:35hrs, four fire crews from Skelmersdale, Ormskirk and Wigan (GMFRS) tackled a fire on Gillibrands Road in Skelmersdale. The fire involved a derelict commercial premises approximately 100m by 100m and was heavily smoke logged when crews arrived. Crews used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to put the fire out and make the scene safe. Firefighters remained at the scene around five hours.