City centre blaze drama in Preston

Preston firefighters were called to a city centre fire after a worrying 999 call suggested a person was still inside the building, say fire services.

Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 7:01 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 8:06 am
Crews were called to the fire yesterday evening

Three pumps were sent to the incident which happened at around 6.30pm in a derelict building on Cannon Street.

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Crews used breathing apparatus to thoroughly check the building to ensure that nobody was inside.

The fire was extinguished using a hose-reel.

The cause of the fire is unknown and nobody was injured during the incident.