Three people rescued after flat goes up in flames in Preston

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Three people were given first aid after a third floor flat caught fire in Ashton-on-Ribble.

Three fire engines from Penwortham and Preston attended the scene in Tulketh Crescent shortly before 12.15am today (August 23).

The incident involved a third floor flat "approximately 20x40m in size".

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Three casualties were rescued from the building before receiving medical attention from fire service personnel.

"Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, two positive pressure ventilation units, a canine unit, and scene lighting at this incident," a spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said.

Crews remained at the scene at around 1.05am.

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