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Arson investigation launched after Ashton house fire

Posted on - 9th July, 2017 - 2:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, News, Tulketh
Wellington Road was closed off during the incident Pic: Google
Wellington Road was closed off during the incident Pic: Google

A house in Ashton-on-Ribble was set alight during Saturday afternoon.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two fire crews to the property in Wellington Road.

Around 3pm on Saturday (8 July) they received reports of a fire at the mid-terrace home.

The house was described as being ‘well alight’ when they arrived.

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No one was hurt in the fire and an investigation has now been launched to establish the cause.

At this stage firefighters say it was started deliberately.

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