Inquiry continues into fire at two homes in Penwortham

Scene of the fire in Penwortham Pic: @IanArmistead

Dozens of firefighters attended a fire on the ground floor of two properties in Penwortham.






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Crews were called out at 00.22am on Saturday February 26 with five fire engines from Penwortham, Preston and Bamber Bridge attending.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reels and a ventilation unit to fight the blaze at Mark Close near Leyland Road – between Penwortham and Lostock Hall.

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No casualties were reported and several nearby properties were briefly evacuated at the time.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is currently underway.

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