Fire at a house in Blackburn

Date: 22/01/2019

Time: 05:53:00

Address: St Frances Close, Blackburn

Incident Number: 1901006275

Two fire engines and crews from Blackburn were assigned to a fire reported as in the front room of a house. A man was outside, suffering the effects of breathing smoke and was attended to by ambulance paramedics and taken to hospital for precautionary checks. Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire and a portable fan unit to extract the smoke and heat from the property. The cause of the fire is to be established.