Purbeck Road fire: Longhurst Group statement

Following a fatal fire at one of our properties on Purbeck Road in Scartho, Grimsby this morning (Friday, 22 September), Longhurst Group has released the following statement.

Julie Doyle, Chief Executive of Longhurst Group, said:

“Earlier this morning, we were informed that a fire had taken place at one of our properties on Purbeck Road in Scartho, Grimsby.

“Sadly, we have since discovered that one person died following the incident.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with the people that have been affected and their families.

“We are assisting the Police and the Fire Service with their enquiries as they try to establish what has happened.

“A number of colleagues have been on scene throughout the day and have been working hard to find alternative accommodation for those that need it.”

Any customers who need further assistance are advised to contact our Customer Access Centre on 0800 111 4013.

If you are a member of the media and have a question in relation to this incident, please contact our Press and PR Manager, Jon Reeves, on 0743 653 8292.