Four people rescued from Burnley house fire

Crews from Burnley, Nelson and Hyndburn were called out to a fire yesterday evening (Saturday) at a house in Pritchard Street.

On arrival just after 7pm, firefighters discovered the fire in the first floor room.

Thankfully, four people were able to get out safely leaving crews to extinguish the blaze.

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A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "Crews tackled the fire using breathing apparatus and a hose reel. Firefighters were in attendance for around 45 minutes."

The fire broke out yesterday evening