Firefighters investigating flat blaze in Preston as man is taken to hospital

A man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation and burns after firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat in Preston.

Sunday, 19th January 2020, 12:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th January 2020, 12:44 pm
Firefighters were called to a blaze on Whitby Close, Preston

Three fire engines from Preston, Fulwood and Bamber Bridge attended the fire in a ground floor flat on Whitby Place yesterday evening, just after 6pm.

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Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus rescued the one casualty from the property.

One hose reel was used to extinguish the fire.

An investigation into the cause is underway.