Industrial switch catches fire at commercial premises in Thornton

An industrial switch caught fire at a commercial premises in Thornton today (Tuesday, November 16).

Wednesday, 17th November 2021, 12:59 pm

Four fire engines from Fleetwood, Blackpool and Bispham attended an incident in Fleetwood Road North at around 12.25pm.

The fire involved an industrial switch which caught alight inside a commercial premise.

Crews used two breathing apparatus, three dry powder extinguishers and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the flames.

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Firefighters were at the scene for 90 minutes.

No injuries were reported by the fire service.

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An industrial switch caught fire at a commercial premises in Fleetwood Road North, Thornton