Firefighters from Burnley and Nelson race to bedroom blaze at Brierfield house

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a house in Brierfield yesterday morning.
Firefighters tackled a blaze at a house in Brierfield yesterday morning.
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Fire crews from Burnley and Nelson were called to reports of smoke coming from the roof a house yesterday morning just after 8-30am.

On arrival at the scene of the property in Guildford Street, Brierfield, they discovered the fire had started in the bedroom.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus accessed the property using a triple extension ladder and they used a hosereel to extinguish the flames. Crews were at the scene for around two hours and 45 minutes.