Six fire engines called to house fire in Ribble Valley

Firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire in Clitheroe tonight.

Six fire engines from Clitheroe, Preston, Hyndburn, Great Harwood, Nelson and Preston, and an aerial ladder platform from Preston, were called to the detached house on Pimlico Road at 6-10pm.

The property was well alight when crews arrived and firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to combat the flames

Three casualties were assessed by fire service personnel due to possible smoke inhalation.

Firefighters remain at the scene of a house fire in Clitheroe tonight