These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have tackled this week - Monday, January 17 to Friday, January 21, 2022

Here is the latest round-up of incidents that crews from the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have tackled this week.

Friday, 21st January 2022, 2:57 pm

We will update this story each day with the latest from the fire service:

MONDAY, JANUARY 17

- Vehicle fire in Morecambe

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One fire engine from Morecambe attended a vehicle fire in Alexandra Road at around 1.40am.

Two vehicles were alight on the roadway, with the flames spreading to nearby bins and a lamppost when crews arrived.

Firefighters used scene lighting, two hose reels, and one breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for 45 minutes.

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- Commercial building fire in Penwortham

Four fire engines from Penwortham, Bamber Bridge, Leyland, and Preston attended a commercial building fire in Birch Avenue at around 9.45am.

The incident involved an electrical cupboard inside the property.

Firefighters extinguished the flames using a dry powder extinguisher.

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They were in attendance for two hours and 15 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

- Campervan fire in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a vehicle fire in Roman Road at around 3.05pm.

A campervan was well alight on the roadway when crews arrived.

Firefighters used one hose reel and one jet to extinguish the flames.

- Road traffic collision in Ansdell

Two fire engines from Lytham and St Annes attended a road traffic collision involving two cars in Worsley Road at around 5.15pm.

Firefighters made the scene safe and gave first aid to one casualty who was taken to hospital by ambulance.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 18

- Commercial building fire in Lancaster

Four fire engines from Lancaster, Morecambe and Bolton-le-Sands attended a fire at a commercial property in Common Garden Street at around 2.35am

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the flames and clear the smoke.

Crews were in attendance for approximately an hour and a half.

- Building fire in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a fire involving bedding in a flat in Bunkers Hill Close at around 5.40am.

Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for approximately 40 minutes

- Fatal bridge collapse in Roeburndale

Police were called at around 4.25pm to the Moor Lane area of Roeburndale, east of Lancaster, following a report of a serious accident on a farm.

It was reported a Polaris Ranger vehicle pulling a trailer had fallen into a river when a bridge collapsed.

Eleven people were in the ranger vehicle and trailer at the time of the incident.

Sadly, one man suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Five fire engines, including one from Cumbria and one from North Yorkshire, several special appliances and the air support unit attended.

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- Domestic building fire in Burnley

Three fire engines from Burnley and Nelson attended a fire involving a bedroom in a domestic property in Kyan Street at around 4.25pm.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames and clear the smoke.

Fire service personnel gave first aid to two casualties who were subsequently treated by ambulance staff for burns and smoke inhalation.

Crews were in attendance for around four hours and forty minutes.

- Waste fire in Church

Two fire engines from Hyndburn and Blackburn attended a fire involving a large quantity of waste within the compound of a commercial property in Bridge Street at around 4.30pm.

Firefighters used one hose reel, a stinger monitor and lighting to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for approximately three hours and 35 minutes.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19

- Vehicle fire on the M65 eastbound

Two fire engines from Nelson attended a car fire on the M65 eastbound between Junctions 11 and 12 at around 8.15am.

Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

- Man rescued from tree in Carnforth

Several fire engines, an aerial ladder platform and a rope rescue unit from Carnforth, Lancaster, Morecambe and St Anne's rescued a casualty from a tree in Highfield Road at around 5.10pm.

Firefighters assisted ambulance crews in treating the casualty and were in attendance for approximately two hours and 30 minutes.

- Vehicle fire in Preston

Firefighters from Fulwood attended a car fire in Houldsworth Road at around 10pm.

Crews used two hose reels and wore breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for approximately 20 minutes.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20

- Domestic property fire in Blackpool

Four fire engines from Blackpool and South Shore attended a domestic fire in Withnell Road at around 2.35am.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the flames and clear the smoke.

One causality was treated for smoke inhalation by ambulance crews.

Crews were in attendance for one hour and ten minutes.

- Commercial building fire in Morecambe

Eight fire engines and an aerial ladder platform from Morecambe, Lancaster, Carnforth, Hornby, Silverdale, Bolton-le-Sands and Cumbria attended a fire at White Lund Industrial Estate at around 3.07am.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and one jet to bring the fire under control.

The incident was later reduced to four fire engines, with firefighters remaining at the incident for several hours.

- Vehicle fire in Blackburn

One fire engine from Blackburn attended a vehicle fire in Whalley Road at around 5.45am.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

- Vehicle fire in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley attended a vehicle fire in Carholme Avenue at around 7.05am.

Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for approximately 30 minutes.

- Domestic fire in Preston

Three fire engines from Preston and Penwortham attended a domestic fire in Hopwood Street at around 1.25pm.

Firefighters used one hose reel and breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.

One casualty was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation treatment.

Crews were in attendance for approximately 45 minutes.

- Vehicle fire in Carnforth

Two fire engines from Carnforth and Bolton-le-Sands attended a van fire in Kellet Road at around 4.50pm.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the flames.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21

- Grass fire in Blackpool

A fire engine from Blackpool attended a grass fire in Whinney Heys Road at around 8.20am.

Firefighters used an aqua pack and beaters to extinguish the flames.

Crew were in attendance for approximately 15 minutes.

- Chimney fire in Warton

One fire engine from Silverdale attended a chimney fire in Craig Road at around 10.15am.

Firefighters used one hose reel and chimney rods to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for 30 minutes.

- Domestic building fire in Lancaster

Three fire engines from Morecambe and Bolton-le-Sands attended a fire involving a ground floor flat in Hubbert Place shortly after 1.20pm.

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames and clear the smoke.

Crews were in attendance for 45 minutes.

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