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Pictures show Penwortham nursery shed fire damage

Posted on - 26th March, 2019 - 2:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham, Preston News
Damage to the shed within the nursery grounds Pic: Maryland's Nursery
Damage to the shed within the nursery grounds Pic: Maryland’s Nursery

A nursery in Preston has been targeted in a potential arson attack.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Maryland’s Private Nursery in Pope Lane, Penwortham.

Smoke was seen coming from a shed within the nursery’s grounds on Monday (25 March) evening.

Pictures released by the nursery show the fire damage to the structure.

A number of toys within the shed have been destroyed in the fire.

Another view of the fire damage at the nursery
Another view of the fire damage at the nursery

Broad Oak Primary School, which is located next door, said it had not been affected.

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An arson investigation is due to take place and anyone with information can contact South Ribble Police on 101 quoting incident number LC-20190325-153.

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