Probe under way as fire ravages derelict Burnley pub

Firefighters battled for hours to extinghish a blaze at the disused Adelphi Pub on Station Road yesterday evening (Friday).

Three fire engines from Burnley and Accrington stations arrived at the scene shortly after 8-15pm where they found the roof of the two-story building ablaze.

A cordon was put in place around the pub and crews were able to tackle the fire using three pumps and an aerial ladder platform.

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It is believed fire crews remained at the scene until the early hours of the morning.

The disused Adelphi Pub badly damaged by last night's fire. Photo credit: Mike Warn

Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident and an investigation is under way as to the cause of the fire.