Firefighters have battled an arson attempt at an abandoned Preston pub for the third time in 18 months.Advertisement
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four crews to the former Old England pub in Ribbleton Lane just before midnight on Sunday (26 August).
A spokesman for the fire service said a pile of rubbish on the ground floor had been deliberately set alight.
Crews were able to quickly put out the blaze and no one was hurt.
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Preston Police have notified of the suspected arson and begun an investigation.
The Old England, which has been empty since 1999 near the West View Leisure Centre, was targeted in January and May last year.