Investigation begins after Fishergate Hill flats fire

Posted on - 4th August, 2017 - 10:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Fishergate Hill Pic: Google
Fishergate Hill Pic: Google

Police and firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire not far from Preston city centre.


Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four fire engines to the fire at a block of flats.

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The fire sent smoke billowing into Fishergate Hill, close to the junction with West Cliff.

Four firefighters needed to enter the block of flats to bring the flames under control – from around 9pm on Friday (4 August).

Initial reports suggested someone may have been trapped inside, but no one was hurt in


A fire service spokesman said they did not know why the fire had started and had asked police to investigate.

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