TEN fire engines called to fire in Preston city centre
Lancashire Fire and Rescue services from throughout the county were called to Preston city centre after reports of a flat fire on Birley Street.
Eight fire engines and two support engines from Preston, Bamber Bridge, Fulwood, Wesham, Chorley, Longridge, and Leyland, arrived on the scene after a call was received at 1:34pm, reporting smoke coming from a sixth floor floor.
As of 2:10pm, firefighters were on the 6th and 7th floors investigating the source of the smoke.
A spokesman said:"At 2.24pm the response of additional fire engines and crews was increased to provide more firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus to complete a thorough search of the flats on the 6th and 7th floors to locate the source of the fire and any casualties.
"As yet no casualties have been reported."
More to follow.