Valentine’s Day fire in Hesketh Bank


They were called out to the incident at one minute past 11am on Valentine’s Day (Sunday, February 14).

A spokesman from Lancashire Fire Service said: “Four fire engines and crews from Tarleton, Leyland, Penwortham and Ormskirk in addition to an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) and support fire engine and crews from Preston were assigned to a fire involving the contents of an outbuilding.

“A combination of jets and hosereels in addition to the use of the ALP to jet water down onto the fire from above brought the fire under control and extinguished it.

“There were no casualties.”


Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321

Email [email protected]



Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News.

If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience.



OTS News