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Car and van badly damaged in fire in Ribbleton

Posted on - 25th September, 2018 - 2:40pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Ribbleton
Firefighters put out the flames in both vehicles Pic: Graham Robinson
Firefighters put out the flames in both vehicles Pic: Graham Robinson

A mechanic saw his day’s work go up in flames in Ribbleton during Tuesday lunchtime.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a car fire around 1.45pm on Tuesday (25 September).

According to an onlooker the mechanic had been working on the vehicle which was still attached to the van used to tow the broken down vehicle.

The incident took place close to Greenlands Community Primary School in Dawnay Road.

Dawnay Road in Ribbleton was closed while the fire was dealt with Pic: Graham Robinson
Dawnay Road in Ribbleton was closed while the fire was dealt with Pic: Graham Robinson

No one is thought to be hurt in the fire but both vehicles have sustained severe fire damage.

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One fire crew from Preston Fire Station attended.

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