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Firefighters put out tumble dryer fire near Preston police station

Written by on June 19, 2020

Firefighters were called to a commercial property after a tumble dryer caught fire.

Three crews from Preston, Penwortham and Fulwood attended the incident on Lancaster Road North, near the police station, at 12.45pm today (June 19).

They were alerted after a 999 call from a local business and damage was caused to one room.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “At 12:44 four fire engines from Preston, Penwortham, Fulwood and Bamber Bridge attended an incident on Lancaster Road North, Preston.

“The fire involved a tumble dryer in a commercial property and firefighters used two breathing apparatus, a hose reel and a positive ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

“They were at the scene for one hour.”

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