Scrub fire in Preston stopped as emergency service warns of increased danger

Posted on - 2nd April, 2021 - 5:59pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
Scrub fire in Preston city centre Pic: @preston_fire
Scrub fire in Preston city centre Pic: @preston_fire

A dry scrub fire that threatened a city centre business has been put out thanks to quick action from a Preston crew.


Posting about the fire on Twitter, a spokesperson for Preston Fire Station also warned that dry weather increases the risk of fires starting.

The spokesperson said: “Please take care and be mindful that even after a short period of dry weather that fires will occur. We are seeing an increase.”

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