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Large fire at Great Harwood pallet factory

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Firefighters attending a pallet fire in Great Harwood

Firefighters are tackling a large fire at a factory in Great Harwood with road closures in place in the area.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service posted at about 1.45pm on Tuesday, July 10: “We currently have five fire engines and the stinger dealing with a fire involving a commercial unit and a large quantity of pallets on Alan Ramsbottom Way in Great Harwood.

“If you’re nearby keep windows and doors closed.”

Hyndburn Road is currently closed off between the Great Harwood Tesco roundabout and Whalley Road. Alan Ramsbottom Way is also closed.