These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have tackled this week - Monday, June 20 to Friday, June 24, 2022

Here is the latest round-up of incidents that crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have tackled this week.

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 27th May 2022, 7:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 7:42 pm

We will update this story each day with the latest from the fire service:

MONDAY, JUNE 20

- Two people hospitalised and several properties evacuated following reports of 'explosion' in Burnley

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Emergency services were called to reports a house had collapsed following an “explosion” in Sefton Terrace shortly after midday on Monday (June 20).

Three fire engines, an air ambulance, two land ambulances, an advanced paramedic and an operational commander attended alongside police.

An urban search and rescue team from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) was also called.

“We have conveyed two patients to hospital,” a spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

“A man has been airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital suffering major trauma.

“A female patient was taken to the Royal Blackburn for assessment.”

The fire service said they were working with local authorities and utility companies to make the scene safe and assess the structure of the property.

- House fire in Burnley

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Three fire engines from Burnley, Nelson and Padiham attended a house fire in Dickson Street at around 5.55pm.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

- Commercial waste fire in Ribchester

Two fire engines from Longridge and Blackburn were called to a fire involving a large amount of waste in Stoneygate Lane at around 6.15pm.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

- Derelict building fire in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley and Colne were called to a derelict building fire in Adelphi Street at around 6.25pm.

An aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn also attended.

Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

No injuries were reported.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

- House fire in Bacup

Two fire engines from Bacup attended a fire involving the bedroom of a house in Newchurch Road at around 10.20pm.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.

No injuries were reported.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

TUESDAY, JUNE 21

- House fire in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley attended a fire involving a domestic property in Burnley Road at around 2.20am.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and one positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours and 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched alongside Lancashire Police.

- House fire in Preston

Two fire engines from Preston attended a house fire in Watling Street Road at around 7.50am.

Firefighters used two hose reels and one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Four casualties were assessed by firefighters and paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Crews were in attendance for approximately 40 minutes.

- Derelict building fire in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley and Nelson were called to a derelict building fire in Oxford Road at around 10.20am.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the flames.

No injuries were reported.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched alongside Lancashire Police.

- Dog rescue in Preston

Two fire engines from Preston and Penwortham were called to a dog that was stuck in mud on the banks of the River Ribble, near Riverside, at around 1.05pm.

Firefighters freed the dog using specialist equipment.

- Building fire in Lytham St Annes

Three fire engines from Blackpool, St Annes and South Shore were called to a building fire in Stanley Road at around 5.05pm.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

No injuries were reported.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

- House fire in Charnock Richard

Three fire engines from Chorley and Bamber Bridge were called to a house fire in Chorley Lane at around 11.35pm.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, a positive pressure ventilation fan and gas monitors to extinguish the flames.

Two casualties were rescued from the property and given first aid by firefighters and paramedics.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

- Domestic building fire in Blackpool

Two fire engines from Blackpool and South Shore attended a domestic building fire in Clifford Road at around 1.55pm.

The incident involved the bedroom of a domestic property.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel, a thermal imaging camera, small tools, and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.