Dog rescued from burning building in Preston as investigation into cause launched

An investigation has been launched following a fire at a domestic property in Preston today (April 19).

Monday, 19th April 2021, 3:55 pm
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 3:56 pm

Three fire engines from Preston and Fulwood attended the scene in Cambridge Street shortly before 12.40pm.

Firefighters equipped with four breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to battle the flames - which involved the first floor of the property.

Crews then used small tools and cutting equipment to make the scene safe before rescuing a dog from the building.

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An investigation into the cause of the fire has now been launched, the fire service said.

Crews were at the scene for around one hour.

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Three fire engines from Preston and Fulwood attended the scene in Cambridge Street. (Credit: Google)