‘Persons reported’ house fire in Brierfield

Date: 12/11/2018

Time: 21:26:00

Address: Oxford Street, Brierfield

Incident Number: 1811005238

Two fire engines and crews from Burnley and one engine and crew from Nelson were assigned to a house fire at which the occupant was known to be trapped in a first floor bedroom. Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus rescued a man and two dogs and extinguished the fire using two hosereel jets. The man had cut his hand and was taken to hospital for treatment but together with the dogs was otherwise uninjured. The cause of the fire is to be determined.