Address: East Crescent, Accrington
Incident Number: 2306007355
Eight fire engines from across the county were called to a domestic garage fire on East Crescent, Accrington. The fire spread to neighbouring terraced properties and due to cylinders being present, 15 homes have been evacuated. Two jets are being used to extinguish the fire and our drone team are also conducting flights in the area. One member of the public was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.
At 4pm, the number of fire engines will be reduced to four but firefighters will be continuing to damp down during the course of the afternoon. The cause of the fire has not been determined.
Update at 6pm, the fire has now been extinguished and firefighters are leaving the incident.