Crews tackle roof fire at commercial property in Kirkham

A fire broke out at a commercial property in Kirkham yesterday afternoon (July 6).

Wednesday, 7th July 2021, 3:53 pm

Four fire engines from Blackpool, South Shore and Penwortham rushed to the scene in Church Street at around 1.10pm.

The incident involved a fire in the roof space of the building.

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

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Four fire engines from Blackpool, South Shore and Penwortham rushed to the scene in Church Street. (Credit: Google)

A thermal imaging camera was then used to check for hot spots as well as a positive pressure ventilation unit to clear the premises of smoke.

No injuries were reported.

Crews were in attendance for approximately half an hour.

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The incident involved a fire in the roof space of the building.

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