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Van fire closes roads in Ashton-on-Ribble

Posted on - 22nd January, 2018 - 4:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Plungington, Preston News
The flames coming from the van in Roebuck Street Pic: Danny Gallagher
The flames coming from the van in Roebuck Street Pic: Darren Gallagher

Firefighters rushed to Roebuck Street in Ashton-on-Ribble during Monday afternoon to put out a van fire.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent a crew from Preston Fire Station to the incident at 3.18pm on Monday (22 January).

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The white van, parked near Christina’s hairdressers, had flames billowing from the drivers window.

Crews put out the fire and then used cutting equipment to get into the van once the flames were out.

Read more: Chimney fire put out at Fulwood pub

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No one was hurt in the fire.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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