Outbuilding fire in Great Mitton

Date: 20/05/2020

Time: 09:32:00

Address: nr Edisford Road, Great Mitton

Incident Number: 2005006225

At 09:32 six fire engines from Clitheroe, Padiham, Hyndburn and Blackburn were mobilised to an outbuilding fire near to Edisford Road, Mitton. The fire was within an outbuilding measuring 50m x 20m and was well alight containing bales of hay. There is a lot of smoke in the area and nearby residents are asked to keep windows and doors closed.

The incident is ongoing however there are no injuries.

At 10:55 the Stinger from Skelmersdale arrived at the scene

At 13:37 the incident was reduced to three fire engines

At 14:42 this incident has been scaled back to two fire engines

At 15:52 damping down in progress. Fire engines will remain at the scene until early evening

At 09:24 on 21/05 fireifghters remain at the scene using two jets and one ground monitor to continue dampening down measures