Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service called to house fire in Elswick and and a chimney fire in Longridge

Lancashire Fire and Rescue were called to two separate incidents yesterday evening (Sunday January 6).
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The first, at around 5pm in Longridge, was to deal with a chimney fire on Inglewaite Road.

Firefighters used a 10.5 metre ladder, a hose reel, a roof ladder, a hearth kit and a nimble nozzle to extinguish the fire. Crews were in attendance for two and a half hours.

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Later in Elswick, firefighters were called to a house fire in High Street.

Four fire engines from Wesham, Blackpool and Fulwood attended. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

Crews administered oxygen therapy to one casualty and were in attendance for one hour.

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