Fire erupts at 'local garage' on Plungington Road in Preston

A fire at a commercial premises in Plungington was tackled by fire crews from Penwortham, Fulwood, Bamber Bridge and Preston.

Saturday, 30th May 2020, 1:11 pm

Plungington Road was closed off by police after a fire reportedly broke out at a garage at around 3pm on Friday afternoon (May 29).

Fire crews from Penwortham, Fulwood, Bamber Bridge and Preston rushed to tackle the blaze - located between Robinson Street and the Lytham Road Roundabout.

A sign at the front of the premises had caught fire and took firefighters nearly two hours to extinguish.

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Plungington Road was closed off by police after a fire broke out at agarage.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews used two hose reels, triple extension ladders, a thermal imaging camera and a tool kit to extinguish the fire and check the fire had not spread."

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