House fire in Leyland

Date: 19/11/2020

Time: 15:38:00

Address: Boundary Street, Leyland

Incident Number: 2011006916

Three fire crews from Leyland and Bamber Bridge were called to a house fire on Boundary Street in Leyland. The property was well alight when firefighters arrived. Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to tackle the fire. They also used thermal imaging cameras and a ventilation unit to reduce smoke and check for fire spread. There was one casualty rescued by a neighbour before firefighters arrived. They needed treatment from paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation and burns. Firefighters rescued a cat from the property and used a pet ventilator to provide oxygen therapy. Fire crews were in attendance around four hours.