Derelict Burnley house torched

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Firefighters are investigating a blaze at a boarded up property in Burnley.

Two fire crews were called to a house in Cleaver Street at 3-30am today.

Firefighters removed boards from the front door and entered the property wearing breathing apparatus.

A thorough search was carried out in hazardous conditions and a hose reel was used to extinguish the flames.

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire.