Blaze in derelict pub tackled by firefighters

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Fire crews from Nelson and Burnley were called to a fire in a derelict pub on Friday afternoon.

Smoke was reported coming from the first floor window of the former Marsden Cross Inn pub in Higher Reedley Road, Brierfield, at around 5-30pm.

Crews entered the propoerty by a triple extension ladder and used a hosereel to extinguish the blaze. They also used a ventilation unit to clear away smoke from the premises.