Flat and van fires break out minutes apart in two Morecambe streets

Emergency crews were called to fires in two Morecambe roads just minutes apart on Sunday lunchtime.

Monday, 16th September 2019, 3:30 pm
Van fire on Buckingham Road, Morecambe, on Sunday. Photo by John Atkinson.

Two fire engines from Morecambe attended a blaze in a first floor flat in Devonshire Road at around 12.03pm.

Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the blaze.

Meanwhile, reader John Atkinson took this photo of a van on fire in Buckingham Road at around 12.15pm.