Dramatic drone images released of gas cylinder on fire that saw two fire engines called out

Images have been released of a gas cylinder fire that took place between Lancaster and Garstang.

Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 4:57 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 4:58 pm
The drone image of the gas cylinder on fire (Chris Rainford/LFRS)
The drone image of the gas cylinder on fire (Chris Rainford/LFRS)

Two fire engines from Lancaster and Garstang were called to Forton at 9.04am today to tackle a fire involving a gas cylinder.

Firefighters arrived in Ribblesdale Drive where they used one hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

Chris Rainford from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) took to social media to reveal the photos.

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The drone image of the gas cylinder on fire (Chris Rainford/LFRS)

Chris said: "Another superb example this morning of LFRS drone helping dictate tactics at a propane cylinder incident in Forton.

"We were able to zoom in from 150m away to show the Incident Commander the extent of the fire, without committing firefighters."

A second drone image of the gas cylinder on fire (Chris Rainford/LFRS)