Fire services attend kitchen blaze in block of flats

Crews from Lancaster, Morecambe and Bolton-le-Sands were called to the fire on Mainway, Lancaster at around 9.30pm yesterday evening (22 December).

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 7:52 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:11 pm
Four fire engines and crews attended the fire yesterday evening.

Firefighters arrived to the fire on the second floor of a 12-storey block to find the kitchen window orange with flames.

Crews equipped with breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to extinguish a fire.

Two women were given a precautionary check by paramedics but neither woman was hospitalised.

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The flat suffered significant damage, say fire services.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.