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Guild Wheel fires tackled by Preston wildfire unit

Guild Wheel grass fire Pic: Preston Fire Station Several fires have been dealt with along the Guild Wheel near Brockholes. Firefighters from Preston Fire Station tackled the unattended camp fires and grass fires today (Saturday 3 April). The […]

8 months ago
Explosion reported at a property in Deepdale

Bleasdale Street East, pic: Street view Fire crews from Preston and Bamber Bridge were called to an incident on Bleasdale Street East in Deepdale to reports of an explosion. The incident occurred at around 10:40am on […]

10 months ago
‘Say no to disposable BBQs’ – firefighters call on residents to protect beauty spots

Drone footage showing the smoke plume at Longridge Fell Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Firefighters are asking for the public’s help to protect beauty spots after two major incidents last month. This week is set to see temperatures soar to up to 28 degrees […]

1 year ago
Students saved by smoke alarms when fire broke out in kitchen at Preston student halls

Residents at a student flat in Brook Street were saved by the smoke alarms when a fire broke out in the kitchen. An unattended pan caught fire in the communal […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Smoke from huge Merseyside fire seen in Penwortham

A huge fire at a recycling plant in Newton-le-Willows could be smelled from as far away as Penwortham this afternoon. The blaze, in Earlstown, was declared a major incident as […]

2 years ago
Fire crews dealing with blaze near the Shampan restaurant in Penwortham

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in some garages close to the Shampan restaurant in Penwortham. The restaurant in Woodville Road closed down in May last year and has been empty […]

2 years ago
Fire Crews attend suspicious HGV fire in Grimsargh

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service attended a vehicle fire on Rough Hey Road in Grimsargh last night (5th January 2020) . Crews received a call to the scene at 6.51pm […]

2 years ago
Thieves cause £30,000 worth of damage and ‘cheat death’ at electricity substation break-in

A fire at a substation in Preston has caused £30,000 worth of damage as well as knocking out power for over a thousand local residents. The incident happened on Wednesday […]

2 years ago
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