Pendle derelict building 'well alight' when fire crews arrived

A derelict building in Walton Lane, Colne, was "well alight" when firefighters arrived on scene yesterday evening (Thursday).
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Three fire engines from Nelson, Colne and Hyndburn, together with the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn, attended the incident just after 7pm.

The fire involved a derelict building approximately 10x10m in size that was well alight when crews arrived.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "Firefighters used one hose reel jet and the aerial ladder platform to extinguish the fire. They remained in attendance for four-and-a-half hours."

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