Warning after rubbish blaze spreads to fencing on Preston estate

Firefighters issued a warning after a rubbish blaze at the rear of shops in Preston spread to the fence of a nearby house.

By Brian Ellis
Monday, 2nd May 2022, 8:27 am
Burnsall Place at the rear of shops on the Brookfield estate.

Youths are believed to have started the fire in Burnsall Place, behind shops on the Brookfield estate, around 6:30 pm yesterday.

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A fire brigade spokesman said: “It spread to fence panels and had the potential to spread to buildings had it been any closer.”

Two crews from Preston took 15 minutes to extinguish the fire using a hose reel.