Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Investigation launched into the cause of a fire at commercial building in Cottam

At 9:39am on Wednesday, 20 January, eight fire engines from Fulwood, Preston, Penwortham, Leyland, Wesham, Chorley, Longridge and Blackpool, and an aerial ladder platform from Blackburn, attended a fire at […]

2 days ago
Investigation after New Year’s Day house fire in Fishwick

Andrew Street Pic: Google An investigation has been launched after a Fishwick house fire during the early hours of New Year’s Day. Four crews were called to the fire in Andrew Street in the […]

3 weeks ago
M6 and M61 reopen at Preston after icy conditions cause hours of delays

Tyre tracks show where drivers skidded off the motorway Pic: Preston Fire Station Emergency services have reopened the M6 and the M61 after snow and ice saw a string of crashes. From 3.30pm on Sunday (27 December) motorists were left stranded after hail […]

4 weeks ago
Police investigating Leyland vehicle fire

Police are investigating a vehicle fire that took place in Leyland. Lancashire Fire and Rescue were called to scene on Cocker Bar Road, Leyland in the early hours of Wednesday […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement 16 to 19-year-old Prestonians can benefit from free training programme

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and The Prince’s Trust are recruiting 16 to 19 year olds for a free 12-week team programme in Preston, starting on 11 January 2021. If […]

1 month ago
Investigation after shipping containers blaze in Preston

Great George Street Pic: Google An investigation is underway after a fire near Preston city centre this morning (Sunday 6 December). Fire crews from Preston and Penwortham were called to the blaze in Great George […]

2 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week November 28 to December 4

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. A support grant has been announced for low income residents in Preston, new coronavirus asymptomatic testing […]

2 months ago
New pictures show aftermath of fire at former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks

New pictures showing the extent of the damage caused by a fire at the former Baffito’s restaurant on Preston Docks have emerged. Fire services were called to the derelict building, […]

2 months ago
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