Fire crews tackle Preston flat fire

A fire broke out in a flat in Walton's Parade, off Fishergate, last night (June 30).

By Matthew Calderbank
Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 9:03 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 9:11 am

Fire crews from Preston and Penwortham were called out, with three engines and an aerial ladder platform used to tackle the fire shortly after 8pm.

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The fire happened in the kitchen of a ground-floor flat, and firefighters were able to extinguish it using a hose reel and a ventilation unit.

One casualty received precautionary checks by ambulance crews at the scene.

The fire broke out in the kitchen of a ground floor flat in Walton's Parade, off Fishergate shortly after 10pm last night (June 30). Pic: Google