Domestic gas main fire in Bacup

Date: 15/01/2021

Time: 16:48:00

Address: Pembroke Street, Bacup

Incident Number: 2101003721

Two fire engines from Bacup attended a fire on Pembroke Street in Bacup. Firefighters found a small rubbish fire outside a property which had spread to an external gas main. The fire had also spread to the guttering of an adjacent property. A number of properties were evacuated as a precaution while firefighters extinguished the fire and gas engineers were able to attend to make the scene safe. Firefighters used a hose reel and gas detectors at the incident and were in attendance around three hours and thirty minutes.