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Roof of Penwortham house goes up in flames

Posted on - 30th April, 2014 - 8:33pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Penwortham
The fire near Howick Cross Lane in Penwortham

The fire near Howick Cross Lane in Penwortham

A thatched roof has caught fire in Penwortham.

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Four fire engines are on the scene at the house on Townley Lane.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue said an aerial ladder platform was fighting the flames.

The fire service as of 9.30pm are not allowing any cars down the road.

Residents are being asked to park and walk to their homes.

Flames can be clearly sign in the night sky from the property

Flames can be clearly sign in the night sky from the property

Flames can be seen across the roof.

Fire crew on the road

Fire crew on the road

Crews were called out around 7.12pm on Wednesday.

Aerial platform in use to fight the fire

Aerial platform in use to fight the fire

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