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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 […]

8 months 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 […]

8 months 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 […]

8 months ago
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 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

8 months 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 […]

8 months 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 […]

8 months ago
Firefighters called to rubbish blaze near houses in Ribbleton

Crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service tackled a large rubbish blaze close to houses in Ribbleton last night. Firefighters were called in to extinguish the blaze in undergrowth on […]

8 months ago
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