Domestic building fire in Bacup

Date: 07/10/2020

Time: 18:26:00

Address: Plantation Street, Bacup

Incident Number: 2010002194

At 18:26 five fire engines from Bacup, Rawtenstall, Burnley and the ALP and support fire engine from Preston attended a fire on Plantation Street, Bacup. The fire was at a three storey mid-terraced domestic property that was well alight. Firefighters used six breathing apparatus, two jets, one hose reel, positive ventilation fan and thermal imaging camera to bring the fire under control.

At 19:24 – the incident was reduced to two firefighters in breathing apparatus to dampen down.

Firefighters remain at the scene. The building was deemed unsafe and the police were in attendance to assist with an exclusion zone surrounding the property. There were no reported casualties.

Firefighters were on the scene for four hours.