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Aerial picture shows scale of house fire in Hoghton

Posted on - 2nd July, 2019 - 9:33pm | Author - | Posted in - Grimsargh, Preston News, Walton-le-Dale
Aerial view of the fire in Houghton Pic: LFRSdrone
Aerial view of the fire in Hoghton Pic: LFRSdrone

Fire crews have spent nearly six hours at the scene of a house fire on the outskirts of Preston.

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At 2.37pm on Tuesday (2 July) four crews were sent to Gib Lane in Hoghton.

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Rubbish being burned outside the property had spread to two adjoining semi-detached properties.

Crews from Preston, Blackburn and Darwen attended the fire.

Firefighters remained in attendance beyond 8pm.

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Aerial pictures released by the fire service’s drone show the scale of the damage to the properties and where the fire spread from.

No one was hurt in the fire.

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