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Firefighters bring Longridge Fell woodland fire under control

What the fire service discovered while working near Longridge Fell Pic: Lancashire Fire Service Firefighters have brought the woodland fire on Longridge Fell under control. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had 10 crews at the fire in Dutton, between Preston and Longridge, since shortly […]

4 days ago
Crowdfunding appeal launches for water and supplies for firefighters tackling Longridge and Darwen fires

Cases of bottled water which were taken up to firefighters Pic: Phil Manning One kind-hearted Leyland man has been helping firefighters tackle their thirst and hunger while tackling moorland and woodland fires. Phil Manning has set up a fundraiser to ensure fire crews […]

4 days ago
Aerial footage shows Longridge Fell fire as firefighters resume efforts at first light

Firefighters have resumed their efforts to tackle a wildfire near Longridge. Crews have been tackling the fire since just before 2pm on Sunday (May 31). Five fire engines remained overnight […]

4 days ago
Smoke from huge Darwen moorland fire visible from Preston

Darwen fire visible from Warton Pic: @marksmcneill Smoke from a huge Darwen moorland fire is visible from Preston. Eight fire engines along with wildfire teams and specialist appliances have been battling the blaze. The fire, which is […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Firefighters stop fire at Plungington car garage from spreading

Fire crews and police on the scene in Plungington Road Pic: Stac Dickinson/Plungington Community Page Plungington Road was closed off during Friday afternoon as firefighters tackled a fire at a car garage. The fire broke out shortly after 3pm between Robinson Street and the Lytham […]

6 days ago
Barge on the Lancaster Canal went up in flames during Bank Holiday Monday

The barge on fire on the Lancaster Canal Pic: Kev Gunn/Lancaster Canal Users Group Firefighters spent Bank Holiday Monday morning put out a fire on a barge on the Lancaster Canal. Crews from Lancaster and Garstang were called to the fire on Monday (May […]

1 week ago
Preston firefighters use aerial ladder platform to rescue cat from tree

The cat had to be rescued by firefighters using the aerial ladder Pic: Preston Fire Station Firefighters spent some of their Sunday afternoon rescuing a stranded cat. The feline had become stuck 15 metres up a tree in Preston. An aerial platform was used by the […]

3 weeks ago
Police call on fire service’s drone unit to help find missing woman in Moor Park

Drone unit in operation in Moor Park Pic: LFRS_DRONE Police have been out on Moor Park during Wednesday evening searching for a vulnerable woman. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s drone team were brought in to assist. Throughout Wednesday evening […]

3 weeks ago
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