News

Arson suspected after fire at empty house

Firefighters were called to Whalley Road in Clayton-le-Moors

A fire at an empty house is being treated as suspected arson.

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Whalley Road in Clayton-le-Moors at around 6.30pm on Friday, December 29, to reports of a fire on the first floor of an empty house.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “The fire was already out and firefighters used a hosereel jet to damp down the residue.

“Police were notified of the suspected arson.”

Call police on 101.

View full mobile page