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Fire scare causes evacuation of Preston shopping mall

Around 2pm today St George’s Shopping Centre was evacuated of 100s of staff and customers while investigations were undertaken into a possible fire. The normally welcoming entrances to the mall […]

9 years ago
Cotswold fire for Preston Firefighters

Members of the Fire Bridge Union are striking over pensions Emergency services were called out yesterday for a suspected fire in the Cotswold outdoor clothing shop on Fishergate in Preston. Here are a couple of photos from the day. The […]

9 years ago
Blazing car drama at Preston Ringway

At around 16.45 this afternoon traffic on the A6 and A59 opposite the Holiday Inn in Preston City Centre came to a standstill. Black clouds from a burning car billowed […]

9 years ago
Vacant Penwortham housing complex used for fire rescue training exercise

Former residential complex The Maltings, off Hill Road South in Penwortham, Preston is being used for fire rescue training exercises. The empty building, once home to over a hundred people, […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal after fire at Preston flat

Police in Preston are appealing for witnesses following an unexplained fire at a flat in Ribbleton on 20 November. The police and fire service were called around 9.30pm to a […]

10 years ago
Electrical fire in Preston: services called

Emeregency services were called to a household fire in Preston due to a faulty tumble dryer. The fire occurred at 10:56 on 16 November. Two fire engines from Preston Fire Station […]

10 years ago
Preston firefighter on BBC3 Russell Howard’s Good News

Watch Russell Howard’s Good News on BBC3 tonight (15 November) at 9pm for a feature on a female firefighter from Preston Fire Station. Samantha Preddy, from Blackpool was picked to appear on […]

10 years ago
Banging Firework Display at Penwortham, Preston

The annual firework display held on Pear Tree Park, Middleforth Green in Penwortham, Preston took place tonight on 5th November. Opened by Mayor of Penwortham, Councillor Melvyn Gardner the event […]

10 years ago
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