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Investigation continues into fire at two Penwortham homes

Posted on - 26th February, 2022 - 6:34pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall, Penwortham, Preston News, South Ribble News
Scene of the fire in Penwortham Pic: @IanArmistead

Dozens of firefighters attended a fire at the ground floor of two properties in Penwortham.

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Crews were called out at 12.22am on Saturday (26 February) with five fire engines from Penwortham, Preston and Bamber Bridge attending.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reels and a ventilation unit to combat the fire in Mark Close off Leyland Road – between Penwortham and Lostock Hall.

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No casualties were reported and several neighbouring properties were briefly evacuated at the time.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway.

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