Firefighters spent two hours battling a house fire in a quiet residential area in Barnoldswick.

Three fire engines from Barnoldswick, Earby and Hyndburn were sent to the scene on Aspen Grove, Earby at around 8.30pm last night (Thursday, October 27).

The aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn was also dispatched to the incident.

Wearing breathing apparatus, crews used two hose reels and a ventilation unit to extinguish the blaze. They were in attendance for around two hours.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Rescue and Fire Service said: “At 8.34pm on October 27, three fire engines from Barnoldswick, Earby and Hyndburn, and the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn, were mobilised to a domestic property fire on Aspen Grove, Earby.

“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and one positive pressure ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

“Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.”

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