Derelict school fire in Padiham

Date: 17/02/2019

Time: 13:53:00

Address: Byron Street, Padiham

Incident Number: 1902005256

Six fire engines and aerial ladder platform were called to a fire involving a derelict school on Byron Street, Padiham. The building involved in the fire consisted of four floors and was approximately 30 metres x 30 metres. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the building was well alight and the fire eventually broke through the roof. Crews used two jets and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire is now under investigation. No injuries were reported.