Emergency call-out at fire services HQ after 'mystery bang'

A mystery 'bang' in Fulwood sparked an emergency call-out near Lancashire Fire and Rescue Headquarters this morning, say fire services.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 1:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 2:16 pm
A mystery 'bang' sparked an emergency call-out this morning
A mystery 'bang' sparked an emergency call-out this morning

Occupants of the Garstang Road building reported hearing the loud noise and feeling a 'shock-wave' at around 10.15am.

Two engines from Fulwood and Preston attended the incident and made a search of the area.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "Crews came to check gas pipes and surrounding roads after a loud bang was heard in the area.

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"They were unable to find out what it was. It may have been an aeroplane or a a vehicle passing on the A6.

"Unfortunately we were unable to find a source of the noise."

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We received reports of an explosion this morning in the Fulwood Area."