Fire crews tackle blaze in Euxton

Firefighters battled a gas fire with powder and water in Euxton on Thursday, May 10.

Saturday, 12th May 2018, 11:52 am
Updated Saturday, 12th May 2018, 11:56 am
When crews arrived at the scene in Greenside at 4.20pm they discovered the fire involved a LPG gas cylinder.

When crews arrived at the scene in Greenside at 4.20pm they discovered the fire involved a LPG gas cylinder.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Fire engines from Chorley and Leyland attended Geenside, Euxton after the caller reported a fire involving a gas canister.

"When crews arrived at the scene they found that the fire involved an LPG cylinder and they extinguished the fire using a dry powder extinguish and a hose reel.

"Firefighters were on scene approximately 20 minutes."