These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have tackled this week - Monday, November 29 to Friday, December 3, 2021

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

Saturday, 4th December 2021, 3:48 pm

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29

- Investigation launched after car bursts into flames in Blackpool

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One fire engine from Blackpool was called to extinguish the car in Brooklyn Avenue at around 4.30am on Monday (November 29).

Firefighters equipped with one breathing apparatus used two hose reels to douse the flames.

No injuries were reported, the fire service said.

An investigation into the cause was opened, it added.

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

- Kitchen fire in Bacup

Two fire engines from Bacup and Rawtenstall were called to a kitchen fire at a house in Rochdale Road at around 3.26am.

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

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North West Ambulance Service were called to help two casualties.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1

- Commercial building fire in Oswaldtwistle

Four fire engines from Hyndburn, Blackburn and Rawtenstall were called to a commercial outbuilding fire in Broadfield at around 4.55pm.

Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was launched.

- Kitchen fire in Preesall

Two fire engines from Preesall and Bispham were called to a kitchen fire at a house on Sandicroft Avenue at around 7.10pm.

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

No injuries were reported.

- Road traffic collision in Singleton

Two fire engines from Blackpool attended a two-vehicle collision in Mains Lane at around 7.40pm.

One casualty received treatment from crews before being placed in the care of ambulance personnel.

Firefighters used a trauma pack before working to make the scene safe.

They were in attendance for one and a half hours.

- Road traffic collision in Burnley

Two fire engines from Burnley attended a two-vehicle collision in Church Street at around 10.20pm.

Firefighters provided first aid to one casualty before they were conveyed to the hospital for further checks.

Crews were in attendance for one and a half hours.

- One person rescued after fire breaks out in kitchen of Blackpool home

Three fire engines from Blackpool and Bispham rushed to the home in Shenstone Road shortly after 11.55pm on Wednesday (December 1).

One casualty was rescued from the building and received treatment from fire crews and North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) personnel.

Firefighters equipped with four breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet and one positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for around one hour, the fire service said.

An investigation into the cause of the kitchen fire was opened, it added.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2

- Road traffic collision in Clitheroe

Two fire engines from Barnoldswick and Earby attended a road traffic collision in Settle Road at around 12.40am.

The incident involved one vehicle and left two casualties trapped inside.

Firefighters extricated both casualties from the vehicle and provided first aid before they were placed in the care of ambulance personnel.

Crews were in attendance for one and a half hours.

- Bin fire in Morecambe

One fire engine from Morecambe attended a bin fire in Alexandra Road at around 1.50am.

The incident involved multiple bins that were well alight when the crew arrived.

Firefighters used one hose reel and one jet to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for 20 minutes.

- Road traffic collision in Simonstone

Two fire engines from Hyndburn and Burnley attended a single-vehicle collision in Sabden Road at around 8am.

Firefighters rescued one casualty from their vehicle and provided first aid.

The casualty was then placed in the care of paramedics.

Crews were in attendance for one hour.

- Domestic building fire in Balderstone

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a domestic building fire in Commons Lane at around 12.05pm.

The incident involved an oil fire burner attached to a domestic property.

Firefighters isolated the oil supply and used a hearth kit and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the scene was safe.

Crews were in attendance for 50 minutes.

- Fire breaks out in front room of home in Thornton

Two fire engines from Bispham and Fleetwood attended the property in Mill Close at around 10.30pm on Thursday (December 2).

Firefighters equipped with two breathing apparatus used one hose reel and one positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

An investigation into the cause was opened, the fire service said.

Fire crews were in attendance for approximately one hour and 40 minutes.

- Fire breaks out in first floor flat in Blackpool

Two fire engines from Blackpool attended the flat in Peter Street at around 11.40pm on Thursday, December 2.

The fire involved a first floor flat approximately 5x10m in size.

Firefighters equipped with two breathing apparatus used one positive pressure ventilation unit, a hearth kit, lighting, and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the flames.

One casualty received precautionary checks.

Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

- Commercial building fire in Great Harwood

Four fire engines from Hyndburn, Blackburn, and Great Harwood attended a commercial building fire in St Huberts Road at around 4.29am.

The incident involved the rear yard of a commercial property.

Firefighters used two hose reels and two triple extension ladders to extinguish the flames.

They were in attendance for one hour.

- Vehicle fire on M6 southbound

Two fire engines from Preston and Bamber Bridge attended a vehicle fire on the M6 southbound near junction 30 at around 4.15pm.

The incident involved one vehicle that was well alight on the hard shoulder when crews arrived.

Firefighters used one hose reel, one breathing apparatus, and foam to extinguish the fire.

They were in attendance for half an hour.

- Domestic building fire in Blackpool

Three fire engines from Blackpool, Bispham, and St Annes attended a domestic building fire in Caunce Street at around 7.25pm.

The incident involved a fireplace inside a domestic property.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera, and a positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

They were in attendance for around half an hour.

- Animal rescue in Leyland

One fire engine from Leyland attended an animal rescue in Parish Gardens at around 9pm.

The incident involved a dog that had become stuck in some railings.

Firefighters freed the animal using Holmatro cutting equipment.

They were in attendance for 15 minutes.

- Domestic building fire in Nelson

Two fire engines from Nelson attended a domestic building fire in Macleod Street at around 9.35pm

The incident involved the first floor of a mid-terraced domestic property.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, and one positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

They were in attendance for one and a half hours.

- Road traffic collision on M61 southbound

Two fire engines from Chorley and Bamber Bridge attended a road traffic collision on the M61 southbound at around 10.40pm.

The incident involved one vehicle.

Firefighters treated two casualties using one hearth kit and one first aid kit.

They were in attendance for around one hour and 15 minutes.

- Road traffic collision in Blackburn

Two fire engines from Blackburn attended a road traffic collision in Leyburn Road at around 11.15pm

The incident involved two vehicles. Firefighters used a lighting unit, stabilisation equipment, and hydraulic cutting equipment to release one casualty.

The individual was then conveyed to the hospital by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

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