Fire at a shop in Blackpool

Date: 26/12/2017

Time: 10:52:00

Address: Bank Hey Street, Blackpool

Incident Number: 1712007826

Smoke was detected in a flat above a shop and the property and shop were evacuated with no casualties. Four fire engines and crews (two from Blackpool, one Bispham, one South Shore) responded to the 999 call and firefighters located the source as a faulty fluorescent light fitting and used a toolkit to isolate the fitting and a thermal imaging camera to ensure there was no spread of fire or smouldering wiring.