Arsonists blamed for moped fire

Firefighters tackled a moped fire on the canal towpath yesterday afternoon
Firefighters tackled a moped fire on the canal towpath yesterday afternoon

Fire crews were called out to a moped fire on a canal towpath in Burnley yesterday.

Firefighters from Burnley were called to the incident on Colne Road just after 5pm and they used a hosereel jet to extinguish the flames.

It is believed the fire was started deliberately and police are now investigating the cause.