Investigation launched into the cause of a fire at commercial building in Cottam

Posted on - 20th January, 2021 - 3:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Ingol, Preston News, Woodplumpton
A picture taken at the scene. Pic: Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service

At 9:39am on Wednesday, 20 January, eight fire engines from Fulwood, Preston, Penwortham, Leyland, Wesham, Chorley, Longridge and Blackpool, and an aerial ladder platform from Blackburn, attended a fire at a commercial building located on Tabley Lane, Higher Bartle, Cottam.


The fire impacted an industrial unit approximately 60m x 20m in size.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera mounted on the aerial ladder platform to combat the fire.

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No casualties were reported. Crews are now damping down and an investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

Firefighters remain in attendance at this time.

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