Outbuilding Fire in Blackburn

Date: 01/06/2018

Time: 00:08:00

Address: Longton Close, Blackburn

Incident Number: 1806000004

Caller reported that a garden shed was on fire at the rear of a property on Longton Close, Blackburn in the early hours. When crews from Hyndburn and Blackburn arrived they found the shed was well alight and had spread to an adjacent property. Firefighters used two hose reels, one main jet, a triple extension ladder, ventilation unit, two thermal imaging cameras and a tool kit to extinguish the fire. Firefighters believe the cause of the fire is suspicious and police were also in attendance at the scene to assist in a joint investigation. Crews were at the scene 90 minutes.