Explosion Incident at Domestic Property in Preston

Date: 16/02/2021

Time: 10:40:00

Address: Bleasdale Street East, Preston

Incident Number: 2102004676

Fire crews from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to an incident on Bleasdale Street East in Preston at around 10:40hrs to reports of an explosion. On arrival firefighters found there was some structural damage to the property and one casualty. Firefighters administered first aid prior to paramedics crews arriving. They have since been transferred to hospital for treatment.

Crews isolated the utilities to the property and ensured there were no further casualties involved. We are in attendance alongside partners and a building inspection is underway to assess the stability of the property. Firefighters from Preston, Bamber Bridge, Urban Search and Rescue and an aerial appliance from Preston were in attendance for approximately three hours making the scene safe.