Fire crews tackle blaze in Padiham at derelict school

Firefighters were this afternoon tackling a major blaze at a derelict former school.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent six fire engines to the old Ivy Bank High School on Byron Street, Padiham.

Residents in the area were warned to keep their windows and doors shut, and keep out of the smoke plume.

Firefighters were called shortly before 2pm to the fire in a building consisting of four floors, approximately 30 metres by 30 metres.

No injuries have been reported.

Chris Rainford of the LFRS Drone posted pictures and commented: "Large fire at...
source: Lancashire Evening Post

2019-02-17 20:38
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