City centre blaze drama in Preston

Crews were called to the fire yesterday evening
Crews were called to the fire yesterday evening
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Preston firefighters were called to a city centre fire after a worrying 999 call suggested a person was still inside the building, say fire services.

Three pumps were sent to the incident which happened at around 6.30pm in a derelict building on Cannon Street.

Crews used breathing apparatus to thoroughly check the building to ensure that nobody was inside.

The fire was extinguished using a hose-reel.

The cause of the fire is unknown and nobody was injured during the incident.