Flat fire in Blackburn

Date: 12/08/2019

Time: 20:12:00

Address: Accrington Road, Blackburn

Incident Number: 1908004300

Four fire crews from Blackburn and Hyndburn were called to a building fire on Accrington Road, Blackburn involving a flat above a commercial premise. Firefighters rescued a casualty from the flat and used six breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire. Also in use was a thermal imaging camera and some lighting equipment. The casualty was taken to hospital by ambulance crews. Fire crews were in attendance approximately three hours and thirty minutes and a full investigation into the fire is now underway.