Blaze at derelict build­ing prompts in­ves­ti­ga­tion

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FOUR fire en­gines were called to a fire in a derelict build­ing on West­gate, Skelmers­dale.

Crews were sent from Skelmers­dale and Orm­skirk at 7.30pm on Au­gust 10 and used two breath­ing ap­pa­ra­tus, one hose reel and one ven­ti­la­tion unit to ex­tin­guish the fire.

No in­juries were re­ported and the fire is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Four fire en­gines were called to a fire in rub­bish at a commercial premises in Skelmers­dale on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 5.

Crews from Skelmers­dale and Wi­gan at­tended the Yew­dale prop­erty at 8.30pm and and found a fire in­volv­ing a small amount of refuse in­side the prop­erty.

Fire­fight­ers used a triple ex­ten­sion lad­der and a hose reel to ex­tin­guish the fire and were in at­ten­dance ap­prox­i­mately 30 min­utes.

Fire crews from Orm­skirk and South­port were called to a blaze in­volv­ing an elec­tri­cal bat­tery stored in­side a garage.

Fire­fight­ers were sent to the prop­erty at Moss Gar­dens, Hal­sall, at 3.10pm on Au­gust 8.

They wore breath­ing ap­pa­ra­tus and used a hose reel and ther­mal imag­ing cam­era to ex­tin­guish the fire and were in at­ten­dance ap­prox­i­mately one hour.

Four fire en­gines from Orm­skirk and Mersey­side at­tended a fire in­volv­ing a quan­tity of waste lo­cated next to a commercial unit on Mairscough Lane in Down­hol­land.

Fire­fight­ers at­tended at 8.30am on Au­gust 1 and used one hose reel and a ther­mal imag­ing cam­era to ex­tin­guish the fire.

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