Fire crews tackle heavy goods vehicle blaze on Padiham by pass

Fire crews tackled a  heavy goods vehicle blaze on the Padiham by pass yesterday.
Fire crews tackled a heavy goods vehicle blaze on the Padiham by pass yesterday.
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A heavy goods vehicle set alight on the Padiham by pass yesterday morning.

Fire crews from Padiham and Nelson were called to the scene in Barrowford Road at 11-45am where the vehicle, which was near a sandwich van, was on fire.

A triple extension ladder was required and crews used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour and there were no casualties reported.