‘Person reported’ fire at a house in Blackburn

Date: 27/01/2019

Time: 12:40:00

Address: Livesey Branch Road, Blackburn

Incident Number: 1901007800

Three fire engines and crews, two from Blackburn and one from Darwen, were mobilised to a house fire at which it was feared someone may still have been inside. Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus rescued a casualty and extinguished a fire in a downstairs room with two hosereel jets. The casualty was suffering from the effects of breathing smoke and she was taken to hospital by ambulance. The cause of the fire is to be established.