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Arson attempt at former Ingol Golf Club building

Posted on - 11th April, 2019 - 9:15pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Ingol, Preston News
Entrance to the former Ingol Village Golf Club Pic: Google
Entrance to the former Ingol Village Golf Club Pic: Google

An abandoned golf club building was targeted by arsonists during the early hours of Thursday.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four crews to the former Ingol Village Golf site off Tanterton Hall Road.

The fire began around 2am on Thursday (11 April).

Crews from Fulwood, Penwortham and Preston found a window and boarding alight at the single-storey building.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “The fire is believed to have been started deliberately and a full investigation alongside colleagues from the Police is now underway.”

Firefighters were at the scene for around 1 hour and 20 minutes.

The former Ingol Village Golf course off Tanterton Hall Road has been subject to a number of planning applications for housing developments over the years.

Read more: Ingol home destroyed by fire is brought back into use

The wider site is part of the Preston North End training ground development for the area and 450 new homes being built as well as a new public park created.

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