These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have tackled this week - Monday, May 23 to Friday, May 27, 2022

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

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 6th May 2022, 3:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 12:34 pm

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

MONDAY, MAY 23

- Vehicle fire in Burnley

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

One fire engine from Burnley attended a vehicle fire in Nairne Street at around 3.55am.

The incident involved one vehicle that was well alight on the roadway when the crew arrived.

Firefighters used one hose reel and one thermal imaging camera to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for an hour.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

- Road traffic collision in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley attended a road traffic collision in Manchester Road at around 6.05am.

The incident involved one vehicle.

Firefighters extracted one casualty from the vehicle using Milwaukee and Holmatro tools.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

One casualty was assessed at the scene before being taken to hospital for treatment.

Fire crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.

- Outbuilding fire in Heysham

Two fire engines from Morecambe attended an outbuilding fire in Crofters Fold at around 11am.

The incident involved two domestic garages.

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

They were in attendance for approximately three hours.

- Outbuilding fire in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn and Hyndburn attended an outbuilding fire in North Road at around 1.05pm.

The incident involved waste inside a disused outbuilding.

Firefighters used one hose reel and a triple extension ladder to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for 30 minutes.

- Road traffic collision in Blackburn

Three fire engines from Chorley and Skelmersdale attended a road traffic collision in Hancock Street at around 1.20pm.

The incident involved two vehicles.

Firefighters used Holmatro cutting equipment, a hearth kit, a longboard and a reciprocating saw to release one casualty from their vehicle.

Crews were in attendance for 40 minutes.

- Vehicle fire in Blackpool

One fire engine from Blackpool attended an incident in Rathmell Close at around 3.55pm.

The incident involved one vehicle that was alight off the roadway when the crew arrived.

Firefighters used one jet to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for 25 minutes.

- Domestic building fire in Morecambe

Three fire engines from Lancaster, Morecambe and Bolton-le-Sands attended a domestic building fire in Thornton Road at around 7.50pm.

The incident involved a flat on the first floor.

Firefighters used two hose reels, four breathing apparatus and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

One casualty was assessed before being placed in the care of paramedics.

Crews remained in attendance for approximately two hours.

TUESDAY, MAY 24

- Vehicle fire in Blackburn

One fire engine from Blackburn attended a vehicle fire in Stanley Street at around 2am.

The incident involved one vehicle that was alight off the roadway when the crew arrived.

Firefighters used one hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for 15 minutes.

No injuries were reported.