Fire crews called to blaze in train carriage in Carnforth

Firefighters from Carnforth, Silverdale, Blackpool and one fire engine from Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire involving a train carriage in Carnforth on Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 11:38 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 11:42 am
Fire crews were alerted just after 8.30am on Wednesday.

On arrival at the scene in Jesson Way just after 8.30am firefighters found the fire involved a detached train carriage on private land.

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They used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire. Crews are currently still on scene but the number of fire engines has been reduced to two, whilst crews dampen down any remaining hot spots.