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Arson investigation underway after fire in Avenham

Posted on - 24th April, 2019 - 8:45am | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Firefighters were called to the blaze in Avenham Road

Police have launched an investigation after a fire at a flat in Avenham last night.

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Fire crews were called to reports of a blaze in the doorway of a ground floor property in Avenham Road, shortly after 2am.

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A number of neighbouring properties were evacuated while firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus and a hose reel, tackled the blaze.

Investigators said the fire was suspicious and called in the police.

Read more: Fire in commercial unit in Deepdale sees 90 firefighters tackle the blaze

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