Smoke has been seen billowing across Penwortham during Sunday afternoon.Advertisement
Emergency services are heading for the scene of what is understood to be a major fire at close to the former Vernon mill building off Factory Lane and the Old Tram Road.
Outbuildings were on fire and smoke can be seen drifting.
A spokesman for the fire service said: “Four fire engines from Penwortham, Preston and Bamber Bridge attended a fire in a derelict building on Factory Lane in Penwortham. Firefighters used two jets to extinguish the fire.”
Reports of the fire came in around 1.45pm on Sunday (28 April).
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