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Garage destroyed in Ribbleton by electrical fire

Posted on - 29th April, 2018 - 1:03pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Ribbleton
All that remains of the building in Stuart Road
All that remains of the building in Stuart Road

Firefighters have issued a warning to check electrical appliances in garages after a fire in Ribbleton.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews from Preston to the fire in Stuart Road.

The incident at 11.38am on Saturday (28 April) saw the outbuilding destroyed by the blaze.

An electrical fault is being blamed for the fire.

Firefighters in action in Stuart Road
Firefighters in action in Stuart Road

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Please ensure garage electrics are installed correctly by a qualified electrician and in safe working order.

“If you suspect a fault or have water ingress then isolate it and call an electrician out.”

No one was hurt in the fire.

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