Investigation under way into Blackpool flat fire

An investigation is under way as firefighters in Blackpool were called out to a first floor flat fire.

Saturday, 17th November 2018, 7:07 am
Updated Saturday, 17th November 2018, 1:29 pm
Claremont Road, Blackpool (Photo: Google)
Claremont Road, Blackpool (Photo: Google)

The incident occured last night at 7.38pm where two fire engines and crews from Blackpool fire station were called to to the flat in Claremont Court, North Shore.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire and they administered oxygen to a woman suffering the effects of breathing smoke.

"The cause of the fire is to be established."

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Claremont Road, Blackpool (Photo: Google)

No other casualties were reported.