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.

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