Firefighters from Lancashire and Greater Manchester called to Chorley garage fire

Six fire engines were called to Chorley last night as a fire ripped through a commercial garage.

Sunday, 11th August 2019, 11:08 am
Updated Sunday, 11th August 2019, 12:08 pm
Lancashire fire and rescue

Firefighters from Lancashire and Greater Manchester were called at 8.45pm to George Street Motor Repairs Ltd on George Street.

They used used jets and a stinger, a fire engine with a water tower and pressurised hose, to extinguish the fire.

Cylinders were found by firefighters in the garage and as a result the electricity and gas were isolated to the property.

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This meant that local residents were also affected by a loss of power.

The fire is now under investigation.