Outbuilding Fire in Up Holland

Date: 21/04/2021

Time: 17:47:00

Address: Lawns Avenue, Up Holland

Incident Number: 2104008906

At 17:47 on 21st April, six fire engines from Skelmersdale, Ormskirk, Chorley and Bamber Bridge and a command unit from Blackburn attended an incident involving an outbuilding on Lawns Avenue, Up Holland. The fire involved a barn approximately 35x10m in size that was well alight when crews arrived. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, one hose reel jet and hand tools to bring the fire under control.

Update 19:55 – crews remain in attendance at this time.

Update 20:00 – a command unit from Blackburn is now in attendance to coordinate response.

Update 20:20 – a multi-agency response continues to be undertaken alongside Lancashire Police and North West Ambulance Service.

Update 21:20 – multi-agency response has now been stood down. This incident is being reduced to one pump, left in place for observation purposes overnight.

Update 09:55 (22/04/21) – multi-agency response has now been re-established at this incident. Six pumps are currently in attendance.

Update 10:50 (23/04/21) – this incident is ongoing with damping down in progress to prevent hotspots from reigniting.