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New pictures show aftermath of ‘deliberate’ Deepdale fires

Posted on - 14th April, 2017 - 4:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale
Aftermath of fires in Deepdale

New pictures show the aftermath of the fires that started overnight in Deepdale.

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Crews from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service attended three incidents in half an hour this morning (April 14) between 4.54am and 5.10am.

The incidents happened on Castleton Road, Hawkhurst Road and Falcon Street.

The cause of the fires is yet to be established but police are investigating and there is a belief the three fires are related and deliberate.

More: Chaos as crews battle three fires inside half an hour in Deepdale

Crews were at the three incidents for over an hour in total.

Matt Brown, community safety advisor for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “While we are here we can’t be anywhere else.

“Deliberate fires cost lives.”

Damage reported included a vehicle and adjacent garages, the ground floor of a shop and the waste bins outside a compound with the compound itself also taking damage.

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