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Investigation after shipping containers blaze in Preston

Posted on - 6th December, 2020 - 1:55pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
Great George Street Pic: Google
The fire occurred in Great George Street Pic: Google

An investigation is underway after a fire near Preston city centre this morning (Sunday 6 December).

Fire crews from Preston and Penwortham were called to the blaze in Great George Street just after 6am.

The fire involved tyres and shipping containers.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Three fire engines from Preston and Penwortham were called to a fire involving a number of tyres and shipping containers on Great George Street.

“Firefighters used one foam jet to extinguish the fire, and a joint police and fire investigation is now underway.”

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