Firefighters tackle blaze at derelict pub

Fire crews were called into action after a fire broke out at a former pub.

Thursday, 29th June 2017, 10:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:44 am
Fire crews were called to the address in Astley at 11pm

Engines from Hindley, Atherton and Leigh were called at around 7.22pm to a fire at the derelict Victoria pub on Kirkhall Lane in Leigh.

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Crews used two hose reels and four breathing apparatus to tackle the fire, which involved a large quantity of rubbish on the ground floor, and cleared smoke from the building with a positive pressure fan.

Firefighters were at the scene for around thirty five minutes.