Burnley bus damaged in suspected arson attack

Arsonists torched a single-decker bus parked in New Hall Street, Burnley.

Saturday, 13th May 2017, 10:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 2:37 pm
Suspected arson attack on bus

Two fire engines and crews from Burnley responded to the 999 call just before 5-30pm yesterday (Friday).

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Thankfully, no one was hurt and there were no passengers on the bus. A police investigation is under way into the incident.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "A small fire had already burnt out on their arrival. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately and police were notified of the suspected arson. There were no casualties."