‘Person reported’ fire at flat above takeaway in Blackpool

Date: 22/01/2019

Time: 13:47:00

Address: Dickson Road, Blackpool

Incident Number: 1901006372

Firefighters were assigned to a fire in a first floor flat above commercial premises. To maximise search and rescue capability six fire engines and crews were mobilised ( 2 Blackpool; Bispham; South Shore; St Annes; Fleetwood). A casualty was rescued by firefighters and was taken to hospital by ambulance. Firefighters used three hosereel jets to extinguish the fire, the cause of which is to be established.