Fire breaks out in car park of old Lancashire Post building

A fire broke out in the car park of what used to be the Lancashire Post headquarters.

Wednesday, 7th November 2018, 9:06 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th November 2018, 10:09 am
Picture by Brian Ellis

Two fire crews from Preston and Fulwood were called to the car park off Caxton Road, Fulwood, at 8.15am to reports that a three vehicles were on fire, and that other cars were nearby.

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Firefighters used breathing apparatus to safely approach the burning cars and extinguished the fire using two hosereels.

A fire service spokesman said: "Four vehicles were damaged. Three of them were severely damaged, and another must have get a bit of scorching."

There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is not yet known.