Fire crews tackle house blaze in Ribble Valley village

An aerial ladder platform was required when firefighters tackled a house blaze in Simonstone yesterday afternoon.
An aerial ladder platform was required when firefighters tackled a house blaze in Simonstone yesterday afternoon.

Three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to a house blaze yesterday afternoon.

Three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to a house blaze yesterday afternoon.

The fire broke out on the first floor and roof of the property in Westminster Close, Simonstone at around 4-15pm and crews from Burnley, Hyndburn and Great Harwood were called out.

Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used two jets and two hosereels to extinguish the flames.