Small fire in Blackburn

Date: 13/03/2021

Time: 10:49:00

Incident Number: 2103004067

At 10:49am on 13th March, two fire engines from Blackburn attended an incident on Richmond Terrace, Blackburn. The fire involved an electrical cable under the pavement which was extinguished by fire service personnel. A small number of homes around the area have been evacuated whilst Cadent Gas investigate.


Update: Cadent Gas have confirmed there is a mains gas leak which has been temporarily repaired whilst Electricity North West repair the electrical cables. The cordon around the incident has been extended by 100m whilst repairs take place. Further updates to follow.


Update 4:13pm: The cordon has been reduced to the immediate area where Cadent Gas and Electricity North West are still working.