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New Hall Lane re-opens after fire at takeaway

Posted on - 11th January, 2014 - 10:24pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Ribbleton, St Matthews, Takeaways
Fire engines and police on New Hall Lane

Fire engines and police on New Hall Lane

New Hall Lane was re-opened in the early hours of this morning after a fire at a takeaway and flat.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue service were called at 9.41pm on Saturday.

Three fire engines have been deployed to a fire at the Charcoal Hut takeaway and the flats above.

The fire is in the first floor void, the fire is in an area 30 metres by 10 metres.

A triple extension ladder was used, ten sets of breathing apparatus and two thermal imaging cameras.

View of the fire from a side road off New Hall Lane

View of the fire from a side road off New Hall Lane

New Hall Lane was closed to traffic in both directions as fire fighters battled the flames.

A damage report said there was severe damage to a chip range, a cieling void, floor joist and chimney flue.

Severe heat and smoke damage to around a third of the property.

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Images credit to hennasheth

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