Derelict Property fire in Burnley

Date: 27/04/2021

Time: 04:24:00

Address: Newman Street, Burnley

Incident Number: 2104011916

During the early hours of April 27 crews were called to a fire involving a derelict building on Newman Street in Burnley. Burnley and Nelson crews initially attended with support from Hyndburn’s aerial ladder platform to assist in firefighting operations. Firefighters located the fire on the first floor of the property which had spread to the roof. Crews used breathing apparatus and three hose reel jets to tackle the fire alongside the aerial ladder platform.

It was initially unclear whether there were any persons trapped inside the property, however firefighters were able to carry out a full search and confirm there was no one inside. Fire crews brought the fire under control and left the incident around 11am.