Eight fire engines deployed to tackle shop blaze near to Burnley town centre

Dozens of firefighters have been battling a blaze at a shop on the outskirts of Burnley town centre.

By John Deehan
Saturday, 30th July 2022, 11:58 am

Emergency services were called to the Famous Shop mini market and off licence in Yorkshire Street at 9am.

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A fire is believed to have broken out in a flat above the shop premises.

Crews have been at the scene in Yorkshire Street, Burnley, since 9am.

Road closures are currently in place in Plumbe Street, Church Street, Oxford Road and Yorkshire Street, and are expected to remain for the majority of the day.

There are also delays on Centenary Way.

Road closures are currently in place in Yorkshire Street, Oxford Road, Church Street and Plumbe Street.