Fylde coast crews called to four fires in one night

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Firefighters attended multiple blazes across the Fylde coast last night as residents enjoyed Bonfire Night festivities.

Crews from South Shore station were called to Waterloo Road at around 7pm after a stray firework went into a hedge and set it alight. They were also called to the beach at Squire's Gate to reports of a fire, which was discovered to be a planned Bonfire Night event held by a local boating club.

At the same time, Bispham firefighters attended a car fire on Rossall Lane, Fleetwood. They used a hosereel jet to extinguish the blaze. Nobody was injured.

Crews from Wesham fire station were called to a suspected arson attack at around 2am this morning. A car just off Bryning Fern Lane, Kirkham, was believed to have been deliberately set alight. The fire was extinguished and police were notified.