House fire in Barnoldswick

Date: 19/12/2018

Time: 16:34:00

Address: Essex Street, Barnoldswick

Incident Number: 1812005607

Two fire engines from Colne and Earby attended a house fire on Essex Street, Barnoldswick at 16:34. Firefighters used six breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. 

Sadly an elderly woman was found deceased inside the address.

A man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Blackburn Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

A joint investigation between police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service into the cause of the fire is on-going.