Address: West End Avenue, Chorley
Incident Number: 2205006484
Four fire engines from Preston, Bamber Bridge and Chorley attended an incident on West End Avenue in Chorley. On arrival, firefighters found an end-terraced property to be well alight, with the gas supply to the property affected. Crews used two breathing apparatus, one main jet and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. Adjacent properties evacuated.
UPDATE AT 5:00AM
Work is underway to isolate the gas around the affected property. 75 properties will be without power until approximately 6:00AM whilst Cadent Gas complete the work.
Road closures are currently in place on Spendmore Lane from the junction of West End Avenue and the junction of Tansley Avenue. Please avoid the area.
UPDATE AT 6:20AM
This incident has now been reduced to one fire engine. All roads have been re-opened. A fire investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the fire.