Wigan fire crews called during funeral at crematorium

Firefighters were called to a blaze in a furnace at Wigan Crematorium as a funeral was taking place.

They rushed to the centre in Lower Ince at around noon on Tuesday after getting a call for assistance.

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The incident lasted around 30 minutes as three crews – two from Wigan and one from Atherton – contained the fire and offered safety advice.

Small fire at Wigan crematorium, crews were in attendance.

The flames eventually died down and were monitored throughout.

It was caused by a malfunctioning furnace at the crematorium.

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Fire crews at wigan Crematorium.