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Firefighters tackle Barrow flat fire

Low White Close

Two fire engines from Barrow Fire Station and one from Walney Fire Station have attended a fire involving a domestic property on Low White Close, Barrow.

Fire crews were called at 8:26pm on Wednesday 19 June.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “The fire involved a first floor flat.

“Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, one thermal imaging camera, small gear and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

“One casualty was treated for smoke inhalation.

“Crews were detained for approximately one hour.”

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