These are the incidents Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service teams have been tackling on the Fylde Coast this week – Monday July 4 to Friday July 8, 2022

We’ll update this story daily with the latest firefighter news:


– Tertiary building fire in Poulton-le-Fylde

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Six fire engines from Blackpool, Bispham, Fleetwood, South Shore and St Annes were called to Beacon Road around 1.30pm on Monday July 4.

The Command Support Unit and the Blackburn Air Ladder were also mobilized to help with the fire – located in a commercial premises in the industrial estate.

“The incident involved a diesel generator and a large amount of waste,” a Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said.

“If anyone can see or smell smoke, please close your windows and doors and avoid the area.”

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Firefighters used three hose reel jets, the drone and the aerial ladder platform to bring the blaze under control.

In an update released at 5:05 p.m., firefighters confirmed the incident was under control.

Fire crews would remain on the scene for several hours to check for hot spots and cushion the area.

– Fire at a domestic building in Blackpool

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Three fire engines from Wesham, St Annes and Fulwood attended an incident on Lytham Road around 4.45pm.

The incident involved a fire in the kitchen of a domestic property.

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel and ventilation unit to extinguish the flames.

The crews were present for an hour.


– Burning of an outbuilding in Fleetwood

Two Fleetwood fire engines attended to a fire in an outbuilding on Carr Road around 5.40am.

Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

The crews were present for 40 minutes.

– A car towing an inflatable speedboat on a trailer lands on its side after a two-vehicle crash in Fleetwood

A Fleetwood fire engine attended a traffic accident on Fleetwood Road around midday on Tuesday July 5.

A photo from the scene showed the crash involved two cars, one of which was towing an inflatable speedboat on a trailer.

Police blocked the road when the car and trailer were recovered and emergency crews assessed the damage.

Two injured people also received precautionary checks at the scene before being handed over to the care of paramedics.

A North West Ambulance Service spokesperson said: ‘Two patients have been assessed for minor injuries.

“One was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital.”

Fire crews worked to secure the area and responded for about 30 minutes.

The collision happened near the junction with Larkholme Lane, bringing heavy traffic to the area as motorists tried to find alternative routes.