Person believed to have been trapped in caravan fire in Fleetwood

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Firefighters were called to a caravan fire where they were mistakenly led to believe there was a person trapped inside in Fleetwood.

Three fire engines and crews from Fleetwood and Bispham were called to the blazing caravan on Fleetwood Road at around 9.50pm last night.

A service spokesman said: “Initial fears that someone might be trapped in a caravan on fire turned out to be mistaken but three fire engines and crews, from Fleetwood and Bispham, responded with search and rescue in prospect.

“In fact there were no casualties and firefighters used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.”

The cause of the fire is ‘yet to be established’ say the service.