Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at Rough Hey Industrial Estate.Advertisement
Ten fire engines are at the scene along with two aerial ladder platforms.
Firefighters are working alongside on-site crews to extinguish the fire, which involves around 200 tonnes of pre shredded cars and metal.
On Twitter, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service shared videos of the scene.
The fire involves approximately 200 tonnes of pre shredded cars and metal. The High Volume Pump from Burnley has arrived at the scene to help increase the volume of water in the incident ground. pic.twitter.com/d9P1z7aU2U— Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service (@LancashireFRS) April 23, 2022
Drone images from Stephen Melling also showed the extent of the blaze.
Longridge Road is closed from Bluebell Way to the junction with The Hills, due to the incident.
Preston Police have asked people to avoid the area, and also J31A of the M6 due to smoke travelling over the carriageway.
Anyone who can see or smell the smoke is advised to keep windows and doors closed.
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