Student flats evacuated in Preston city centre

Posted on - 23rd September, 2017 - 2:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
The fire crews in Lawson Street
The fire crews in Lawson Street

Five fire crews were scramble to reports of a fire in a block of flats in Preston city centre.


Lawson Street flats were evacuated shortly after 1pm on Saturday (23 September).

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire at the student accommodation.

However firefighters have been unable to locate a fire.

Fire crews have spent an hour at the site and its thought the fire alarm may have been triggered by someone burning incense in their room.

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