Fire crews tackle flats blaze

Firefighters raced to a blaze in Chorley after reports that the occupant could be trapped inside.

Thursday, 30th June 2016, 11:52 am
Updated Thursday, 30th June 2016, 12:57 pm
Albany Court

But after three crews wearing breathing apparatus searched the premises in Albany Court, Chorley in the early hours of today, no-one was found.

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The alarm was raised at around 1.30am.

A fire brigade spokesman said: “Three fire engines and crews (two from Chorley and one from Bolton) responded to a report that someone may be trapped in a fire in a flat.

“Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus searched the prmeises, but no-one was trapped and there were no casualties.”