Crews called to 'person feared trapped' at Nelson house

A person was feared trapped in a burning house after a fire took hold at a Nelson property, say fire services.

Sunday, 31st December 2017, 10:07 am
Updated Sunday, 31st December 2017, 10:15 am
Crews called to Nelson house blaze

Three fire engines and crews - one from Nelson and two from Burnley - were called to the blaze at the mid-terraced house in Castle Street, just before 10pm yesterday evening (Saturday).

Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus entered the building and established that no-one remained inside and extinguished the fire with two hosereel jets.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "The cause of the fire is under investigation."