Blaze on barge boat at Castleford locks

A man suffered from smoke inhalation after a fire on a barge boat in Castleford on Saturday afternoon.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 11:57 am
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 11:58 am
A man suffered from smoke inhalation after a fire on a barge boat in Castleford on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Google Maps

Two fire crews were called to the incident at Castleford Lock, on Lock Lane, at around 1.15pm on Saturday, October 3.

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West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire, on board a barge boat, involved a power invertor.

A fire extinguisher was used, and crews from Castleford and Normanton were called.

A man suffered slight smoke inhalation at the scene, but did not require further treatment, the service said.