Four fire engines called to Preston docks

Four fire engines were called to Preston Docks tonight to deal with a commercial fire in a kitchen.

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 9:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 10:48 pm
Fire engines on Port Way this evening. Pic: Ashton and Riversway PACT

Crews were called just after 8pm this evening to Port Way.

Ashton and Riversway PACT said there were: "Firefighters, police and ambulances around KFC near the docks."

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Four fire engines from Preston, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham were called to a commercial fire on Port Way, Preston.

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"When firefighters arrived at the scene they found a fire involving a cooking range and the property was moderately smoke logged.

"They used four breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire."