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Smoke hangs over Preston after fire involving stack of tyres

Posted on - 19th April, 2018 - 5:27pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Woodplumpton
The smoke plume could be seen for miles
The smoke plume could be seen for miles

Smoke is hanging over Preston due to a fire at Woodplumpton.

Four fire engines from Fulwood, Preston and Penwortham are at the scene near Ambrose Hall Lane.

A large quantity of tyres are on fire fire.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “There is a lot of smoke at the moment so people in the local area are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed at this time as a precaution.”

The incident began shortly after 4pm on Thursday (19 April).

Firefighters putting out the fire in Woodplumpton Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
Firefighters putting out the fire in Woodplumpton Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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Shortly before 5.30pm the fire service advised the fire was under control and residents were safe to reopen windows and doors.

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