Blaze at Preesall caravan park started in storage units

A blaze started on a caravan park in Preesall after several outdoor storage units caught fire, say fire services.

Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 10:21 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:29 pm
Firefighters were called to the incident at a caravan park

The fire started at around 6.20pm on March 27 at the Rose Grove Caravan Park on Pilling Lane.

Two crews responded to a 999 call and arrived to find a plastic container well alight.

Firefighters stopped the fire from spreading to a nearby caravan using a hose-reel jet.

A spokesman for Preesall fire station said in a post to their Facebook page: "Your local fire crew have just been mobilised to reports of a fridge fire outside a caravan, upon arrival we located a well alight plastic container which was starting to spread to a nearby caravan, quick actions from crews resulted in I being stopped."

There were no casualties and the cause of the fire is under investigation.