Firefighters have tackled a large grass fire in Accrington.

Crews from Hyndburn, Blackburn and Burnley were called to the top of Avenue Parade at 3.45pm on Thursday, May 24.

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The grass fire measured 20m by 50m and firefighters used beaters, water packs and a soft track wild fire unit to put out the blaze.

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A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Crews were in attendance for three hours and 20 minutes. The cause of the fire is unknown.”

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