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Preston city centre road closed off after building fire

Posted on - 30th November, 2017 - 8:05am | Author - | Posted in - News, Preston City Centre
The building where the fire broke out
The building where the fire broke out

A derelict building in Preston city centre has been cordoned off after a fire.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and Preston Police closed off Manchester Road, close to its junction with Church Street.

Six fire crews were called to the scene from around 6am on Thursday (30 November).

Fire crews pumping water in Manchester Road
Fire crews pumping water in Manchester Road

No one has been hurt in the fire and it is under investigation.

Firefighters are expected to remain on the scene throughout Thursday morning.

The building is a former carpets and furniture shop.

Read more: Former SoBar to be redeveloped

It’s second time in the space of six days firefighters have been called to Manchester Road.

On Saturday they attended and rescued a man from a former cafe bar after a fire.

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