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Investigation into basement fire in Preston city centre

Posted on - 9th May, 2021 - 7:43am | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
The entrance to Grimshaw Street from Church Street Pic: Google
The entrance to Grimshaw Street from Church Street Pic: Google

An investigation has launched after a basement fire in Preston city centre.

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Fire crews from Preston, Fulwood and Bamber Bridge were called to the blaze at a commercial building in Grimshaw Street at 9.25pm yesterday (Saturday 8 May).

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Four fire engines from Preston, Fulwood and Bamber Bridge and an aerial ladder platform from Preston were called to a fire involving a basement in a commercial building on Grimshaw Street, Preston.

“Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

“The cause of the fire is under investigation and no injuries were reported.”


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