These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have tackled this week - Monday, January 24 to Friday, January 28, 2022

Here is the latest round-up of incidents that crews from the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have tackled this week.

Friday, 28th January 2022, 2:20 pm

We will update this story each day with the latest from the fire service:

MONDAY, JANUARY 24

- Commercial building fire in Blackpool

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Four fire engines from Bispham, Blackpool and South Shore attended the scene in Dickson Road shortly before 7.25am.

Firefighters used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.

Crews were on the scene for approximately 40 minutes.

- Man dies after being rescued from River Darwen in Higher Walton

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Emergency services were called to Cann Bridge Street following reports a man had gone into the river at around 9.15am.

Five fire engines from Bamber Bridge, Preston, Leyland, Fulwood and Penwortham, as well as specialist vehicles, attended the scene

The man was pulled from the water by members of the public before being taken to hospital by ambulance in "serious condition".

Police later confirmed the man was "pronounced dead a short time later despite the best efforts of medical staff".

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- Domestic building fire in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley attended an incident in Verona Avenue at around 12.55pm.

The fire involved the kitchen of a domestic property.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the flames.

They were at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.

- Three-vehicle collision in Clayton-le-Dale

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a road traffic collision involving three vehicles in Longsight Road at around 5.15pm.

Two casualties were administered first aid by fire service personnel before being taken to hospital for further treatment.

Firefighters used a trauma pack and were in attendance for approximately one hour.

- Kitchen fire in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a fire involving a toaster at a domestic property in Pilmuir Road at around 10.20pm.

Fire service personnel administered oxygen therapy to two casualties before they were taken to hospital for further treatment.

Firefighters used a positive pressure ventilation unit and a thermal imaging camera.

They remained at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25

- Commercial building fire in Foulridge

Four fire engines from Nelson, Barnoldswick and Colne attended a commercial premises in Wharehouse Lane shortly before 11.30am.

The fire involved a bar area and roof void on the first floor.

Firefighters used two hose reel jets, four breathing apparatus, two triple extension ladders, lighting and ceiling hooks to extinguish the flames.

- Kitchen fire in Blackpool

Two fire engines from Blackpool attended the scene in Hoyle Close at around 4.15pm.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the flames.

Crews then used a positive pressure ventilation unit to clear the property of smoke.

Firefighters were in attendance for approximately 30 minutes.

- Domestic building fire in Ormskirk

Three fire engines from Ormskirk and Skelmersdale were called to reports of a fire on Vale Lane, Lathom, at around 6.30pm.

The fire involved the attic space of a domestic property.

Firefighters used a 10.5m ladder, a triple extension ladder, lighting units, six breathing apparatus, one main jet and one hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

Fire service personnel remained in attendance for approximately one hour and 40 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26

- Commercial building fire in Bispham

One fire engine from Blackpool attended a commercial building fire in Red Bank Road, Bispham, at around 2pm.

The incident involved garden furniture and a small lean-to at the rear of a commercial property.

Firefighters used Milwaukee tools and a thermal imaging camera to make the scene safe.

They were in attendance for approximately 45 minutes.

- Bin fire in Haslingden

Two fire engines from Rawtenstall attended a bin fire in Blackburn Road at around 6.35pm.

The incident involved a wheelie bin next to a commercial building.

Firefighters used one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for approximately three hours.

- Vehicle fire in Cleveleys

One fire engine from Fleetwood attended a vehicle fire in Stockdove Way at around 7pm.

The incident involved one vehicle that was well alight on the roadway when the crew arrived.

Firefighters used two hose reels and scene lighting to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for approximately 45 minutes.

- Road traffic collision in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a road traffic collision on the A59, Balderstone, at around 7.20pm.

The incident involved two vehicles.

Firefighters released one casualty from their vehicle before placing them in the care of paramedics.

Crews used locks, wedges, and cutting equipment at this incident.

They were in attendance for one hour.

THURSDAY, JANUARY ​27

- Domestic building fire in Skelmersdale

Two fire engines from Skelmersdale attended a domestic building fire in Whitehey at around 1.50pm.

The incident involved a pan on a hob.

Firefighters used breaking-in equipment, two hose reels, and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for approximately half an hour.

- Road traffic collision in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a road traffic collision in Ribchester Road, Wilpshire at around 2.20pm.

The incident involved a lorry.

No injuries were reported.

Firefighters used one environmental grab pack and worked to make the scene safe.

They remained in attendance for approximately one and a half hours.

- Road traffic collision in Dalton

Two fire engines from Skelmersdale and Ormskirk attended a road traffic collision in Higher Lane at around 5.10pm.

The incident involved one vehicle.

Firefighters used a hearth kit and worked to make the scene safe.

They were in attendance for approximately 15 minutes.

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