Overheating water heater triggers Preston city centre fire callout

Posted on - 16th April, 2016 - 10:17am | Author - | Posted in - Friargate, Preston City Centre, Preston News

Preston firefighters were called to a flat off Friargate in the city centre after a fire involving a water heater.


Two fire engines and crews attended the incident at Limehouse, between the Ring Way and Friargate around 10pm on Friday.

A water heater had overheated and melted a plastic surround.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Though there was no fire to extinguish, firefighters isolated the heater from the electrical circuit and confirmed there were no remaining hazards or possibility of fire. No-one was injured.”

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