Vehicle fire on A56

Date: 11/11/2018

Time: 11:58:00

Address: A56, Accrington

Incident Number: 1811004731

At 11:58 fire engines from Rawtenstall and Haslingden attended a vehicle fire on the A56 carriageway in Rising Bridge, Accrington. The white van was well alight and blocking one carriageway. Crews used two breathing apparatus and two hose reel to extinguish the fire and were engage for fifty minutes. Police were in attendance to divert traffic. The fire was not thought to have been suspicious.