Address: Preston Road, Charnock Richard
Incident Number: 2103007133
At 04:03 on 23rd March, six fire engines from Chorley, Leyland, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham, and a Stinger appliance from Skelmersdale, attended an outbuilding fire in Charnock Richard. The fire involved a large commercial workshop outbuilding approximately 20x40m in size. Firefighters used two hose reels and a thermal imaging camera as well as the Stinger to bring the fire under control. No casualties have been reported. Investigations into the cause of the fire are now underway.
Update 06:12 – crews remain in attendance at this time.
Update 06:37 – this incident has now been reduced to four pumps, the Stinger appliance and a Command Unit.
Update 06:54 – crews remain in attendance at this time. Damping down is in progress.
Update 08:00 – this incident has now been reduced to two pumps, the Stinger and a Command Unit.
Update 08:25 – crews remain in attendance at this time. Damping down continues and crews are searching for hotspots.
Update 09:36 – crews have now left this incident. The road closure has been lifted.