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Preston city centre takeaway windows made safe after Storm Brian call-out

Posted on - 22nd October, 2017 - 10:18am | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Emergency services were in Lancaster Road to make the scene safe Pic: Google
Emergency services were in Lancaster Road to make the scene safe Pic: Google

Firefighters closed a road in Preston city centre due to the risk of a pane of glass falling.

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Lancaster Road, close to its junction with Church Street, saw fire crews cordon off the building above Yum Yum takeaway.

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Firefighters used an aerial ladder platform to get up to the second floor of the building.

The incident, on Saturday (21 October) from 10.30am, was triggered by a call from the member of public who saw a pane of glass looking unsafe in the strong winds caused by Storm Brian.

Read more: Part of a roof crashes into Preston city centre street

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The glass was removed from the window and the area made safe.

Crews were on site for around an hour dealing with the glass.

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