Persons Reported Fire in Darwen

Date: 27/09/2018

Time: 08:49:00

Address: Sudell Road, Darwen

Incident Number: 1809008940

Firefighters from Blackburn, Hyndburn and Bamber Bridge attended reports of a fire at a domestic property on Sudell Road, Darwen where it was believed people were still inside the building. When firefighters arrived at the scene they used four breathing apparatus and a hose reel to search the property and tackle the fire. The fire was located on the ground floor of the property with the rest of the property heavily smoke logged. There were two casualties involved in the incident, one had managed to evacuate the property and required treatment from paramedics for the effects of smoke inhalation. The second casualty was sadly declared deceased at the scene. Police are also in attendance at the incident and an investigation is now underway.