Outbuilding fire in Ribchester

Date: 09/09/2020

Time: 15:23:00

Address: Hothersall Lane, Ribchester

Incident Number: 2009002850

At 15:23 six fire engines from Preston, Bamber Bridge, Blackburn, Penwortham and Fulwood including the aerial ladder platform from Preston attended a fire in an outbuilding on Hothersall Lane, Ribchester. There was a building 25m x 10m containing hay bales that was well alight. Firefighters used the light portable pump and two hose reels, two jets and two ground monitors. The drone was in attendance carrying out scene surveys. The incident is still ongoing and has been sectorized.

At 20:30 the incident has been reduced to three fire engines

At 01:23 dampening down in progress and using farm equipment to check for hot spots

At 03:32 crews still dampening down

At 12:07 on 10/09 crews still dampening down using thermal imaging camera and one jet