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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Fishergate Shopping Centre has been evacuated

Fire service arrive at Fishergate Shopping Centre Pic: Kate Cronin Fire service arrive at Fishergate Shopping Centre Pic: Kate Cronin One of Preston’s major shopping centres has been evacuated. Shoppers and staff were told to leave the Fishergate Shopping Centre […]

6 days ago
M61 northbound delays at Preston due to car fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the cars at Junction 9 of the M61 Pic: Highways England The damage to cars on the M61 northbound Pic: Highways England Preston’s motorway network ground to a halt again following a car fire on the M61 northbound. Walton Summit was […]

2 weeks ago
Winter Hill fire has been brought ‘under control’

Green shoots have been coming through amongst the scarred hillside Green shoots have been coming through amongst the scarred hillside Efforts on Winter Hill to contain a moorland fire have paid off. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service say the blaze […]

1 month ago
Man taken to hospital after crash at Junction 29 of M6

The area around Junction 29 of the M6 saw slow traffic due to the crash Pic: Google The area around Junction 29 of the M6 saw slow traffic due to the crash Pic: Google Firefighters cut two people free from a car following a crash in Bamber […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Scale of devastation at Winter Hill shown as fire continues

An aerial shot showing part of the area at Winter Hill burnt by the fire Pic: Lee Cook/Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service An aerial shot showing part of the area at Winter Hill burnt by the fire Pic: Lee Cook/Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Winter Hill’s moorland fire is under control – […]

1 month ago
Police warn public to stay away from Winter Hill fire

Firefighters beating the peat to try and put out the blaze Pic: Benjamin Wareing/Blog Preston Firefighters beating the peat to try and put out the blaze Pic: Benjamin Wareing/Blog Preston ‘Fire tourists’ are being urged to keep back from the Winter Hill moorland fire. Still […]

2 months ago
Glorious sunshine for Preston Fire Station open day

Busy down at the fire station open day Photo credit: John Gillmore Glorious sunshine shone down on Preston Fire and Ambulance Station for its annual open day event. Families were […]

2 months ago
Winter Hill fire declared a major incident

The lines of fire can be clearly seen from the M61 motorway near Bolton Pic: Chris Hough The pall of smoke as seen from Grimsargh coming from Winter Hill fire Pic: Stephen Melling Moorland burning on Winter Hill ‘could burn for days’ and has been declared as […]

2 months ago
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