Firefighters tackle huge blaze in Sandygate area of Burnley

Fire crews are tackling a blaze at the Sandygate area of Burnley, which is causing a large plume of smoke to drift into the centre of town.

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 6:37 pm

It seems old pallets have been set alight just off the Sandygate area, opposite the UClan student accommodation.

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Fire crews extinguish the blaze. Picture by Ian Moore
Plumes of smoke as firefighters tackle the blaze. Picture by Ian Moore