Crews called to van fire near city centre

Posted on - 12th July, 2017 - 10:39am | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston Locations, Preston News
Crews were called to this street in Preston. Credit: Google

Crews from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service were called to a fire early this morning (July 12).


One fire engine from Preston attended the scene in Great George Street at approximately 6.12am.

Smoke was seen coming from a van parked by the roadside.

Fire crews decided that a bucket of water would be sufficient to deal with the fire.

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is currently unknown.

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A statement from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service said: “Smoke was coming from the engine compartment of a van at the roadside.

“A fire engine and crew from Preston were assigned to the incident and firefighters found a bucket of water was sufficient to dowse the fire.

“There were no casualties. The cause of the fire is to be established.”

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