One person taken to hospital after Leyland house fire

A casualty was taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a property in Leyland yesterday

Sunday, 11th April 2021, 11:23 am
Updated Sunday, 11th April 2021, 11:24 am

Two fire engines from Leyland and Bamber Bridge were sent to the incident at Spring Gardens in the town at 2.20pm

One person was treated for suspected smoke inhalation by firefighters at the scene before being taken to hospital.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) said: "The fire was in the front bedroom of a domestic upstairs flat and firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

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Two fire crews were sent to Spring Gardens in Leyland

"Firefighters were at the scene for approximately fifty minutes."

LFRS was contacted for further comment.