Fire in the open in Darwen

Date: 30/05/2020

Time: 10:21:00

Address: Tockholes Road, Darwen

Incident Number: 2005010979

Fire crews from Darwen were called to reports of a fire in the open after the caller found a camp fire still burning near to Tockholes Road, Darwen. Firefighters proceeded on foot, approximately 1/2 a mile from the roadway and found the fire involved a tree stump and some branches. They extinguished the fire using an aqua leader pack.

Please take care when out enjoying the countryside over the weekend. The prolonged dry conditions combined with warm temperatures and wind conditions make it perfect for fires to spread out of control quickly.