A blaze which ravaged a vehicle workshop and destroyed six cars is being treated as a possible arson.
Four fire engines from Hyndburn, Great Harwood and Darwen were called to the Audi Motorsport building on Brook Street in Rishton and found the garage ‘well alight’.
Six cars and a power lawnmower were destroyed in the blaze and firefighters tackled it using breathing apparatus and a main jet.
No casualties were reported.
A Hyndburn fire station spokesperson said they were called at around 1.30am on Wednesday, August 26 and were at the scene for nearly four hours.
He said: “The garage workshop is at the rear of the Co-op and there were some cars inside.
“The police are trying to make contact with the owner and it is still under investigation.
“It is being treated as suspicious.”
A Lancashire Police spokesperson said they were called to Audi Motorsport at around 1.45am and assisted with road closures and that there are ‘ongoing enquiries’ to determine how the fire started.
Anyone with information call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number 75 for August 26.