Crew battles ‘deliberate’ car fire started overnight

Posted on - 17th August, 2017 - 10:11am | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
The entrance to George Street. Credit: Google

Firefighters were called to a car fire which is believed to have been started deliberately early this morning (August 17).


One fire engine attended the scene in George Street, Preston at around 00.51am.

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They used a hose reel jet to fight the blaze and a breathing apparatus was also used.

No injuries were reported as a result of the injury.

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A statement from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: “One fire engine from Preston was called to a fire involving a car on the road.

“Firefighters used one hose reel and one breathing apparatus set to extinguish the fire which is believed to have been started deliberately.

“No one was injured in the incident.”

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