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School Street skate park fire: Firefighters tackle suspicious blaze

Posted on - 16th July, 2015 - 10:12pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Preston City Centre
A fire fighter battles the skate park flames

A fire fighter battles the skate park flames Pic: Tony Worrall

Four fire crews battled a suspicious blaze in the city centre during Thursday afternoon.

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A former skate park in School Street, off Bow Lane, is believed to have been set alight.

Bow Lane was closed while the fire was tackled

Bow Lane was closed while the fire was tackled Pic: Tony Worrall

Crews from Preston, Fulwood and Penwortham attended and tackled the flames in an area measuring 50 metres by 30 metres.

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Explosions were reported coming from the fire at around 3.57pm. The fire is within what used to be the Format photography company unit.

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