Fire in former Burnley school

A fire broke out in the former Habergham School in Burnley, in the early hours of this morning.

Thursday, 19th July 2018, 10:20 am
Updated Thursday, 19th July 2018, 10:27 am
A crew from Burnley Fire Station attended

Two fire engines from Burnley and Padiham fire stations attended the fire in Kiddrow Lane at 4-15am.

The fire involved a waste bin inside the now derelict building of the former school.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and two triple extension ladders to extinguish the blaze.

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Crews remained on the scene for some time afterwards.

The derelict site is due to be redeveloped into a location for hundreds of new homes.