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Car fire tackled by firefighters near Ashton Park

Posted on - 27th July, 2019 - 7:19am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News
Firefighters in Whinfield Lane during Friday evening Pic: Lynda Procter
Firefighters in Whinfield Lane during Friday evening Pic: Lynda Procter

Firefighters put a fire in a car near Ashton Park during Friday evening.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent one crew from Penwortham around 8pm on Friday (26 July).

The car was on fire in a layby in Whinfield Lane, off Pedders Lane in Ashton-on-Ribble.

Whinfield Lane was blocked off for around an hour by emergency services while the road was made safe.

Fire crew tackling the flames near Ashton Park Pic: Steven Hartley
Fire crew tackling the flames near Ashton Park Pic: Steven Hartley

No one was hurt in the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the fire service.

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