Bar staff tackle heater fire

Bar staff took matters into their own hands when a group of rowdy patrons started a fire inside a Bamber Bridge public house.

Sunday, 9th April 2017, 10:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:52 pm

Firefighters from Bamber Bridge were called to Station Road at around 8.30pm yesterday to reports that a group of people had attempted to start a fire on top of an artificial heater and then fled the scene.

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However, when crews arrived at the scene they found the blaze had already been extinguished by bar staff.

Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check for anyremaining hot spots in the property before leaving the scene at around 9pm.