Police probe suspicious fire at commercial property

Burnley Fire crews attended a fire at commercial premises in Albert Street
Burnley Fire crews attended a fire at commercial premises in Albert Street

Police are investigating a suspicious fire at commercial premises in Burnley.

Fire crews from Burnley were called to the blaze on the ground floor of Astley House in Albert Street on last night (Thursday) at 7-30pm.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hosereels to extinguish the flames and crews were there for an hour.

Police are now looking into the cause of the blaze which they believe was started deliberately.