Pictures show devastating blaze that gutted a young family's Leyland home

A young mum and her 12-year-son have lost their home after a devastating fire in Leyland yesterday (November 19).

Friday, 20th November 2020, 4:07 pm
Updated Friday, 20th November 2020, 4:45 pm

These 19 pictures show the moment the family's home went up in flames just moments after they were rescued from an upstairs window by two quick-thinking neighbours.

Others show the devastating aftermath of the fire, which has destroyed all their possessions, including the boy's recent birthday presents.

You can read our full report on the dramatic ladder rescue here, as well our initial report on the outbreak of the fire.

The family have lost everything in the fire and the local community is pulling together to help get them back on their feet.

If you would like to make a donation, you can visit the family's crowdfunding page here.

Page 2 of 5