Fire at commercial premises in Blackburn

Date: 12/04/2018

Time: 13:45:00

Address: Appleby Street, Blackburn

Incident Number: 1804003309

Four fire engines and crews, two from Blackburn and two from Hyndburn, responded to the report of a smell of burning in the premises and a precautionary evacuation of occupants. Firefighters located the burning smell to a faulty light fitting on a first floor landing and they pitched a ladder to isolate the fitting, then confirmed with the use of a thermal imaging camera that there were no remaining hot-spots. No-one was injured.