Fire breaks out at abandoned Preston restaurant

Emergency services were called to a fire at an abandoned restaurant in Preston today (July 13).

Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 12:17 pm

Four fire engines were called to the former China House restaurant in Aqueduct Street at around 3pm.

The fire was located on the first floor of the property and was "quickly brought under control".

Crews equipped with two breathing apparatus used one hose reel, a triple extension ladder and some small tools to extinguish the flames.

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Firefighters remained at the scene at 4.05pm to dampen down any hot spots.

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Four fire engines were called to the former China House restaurant in Aqueduct Street. (Photo by Ashton & PR2 Community Group)
Crews used one house reel, a triple extension ladder and some small tools to put the fire out. (Photo by Ashton & PR2 Community Group)