Six fire crews attend thatched roof blaze in Mellor

Fire crews rushed to the scene of a thatched roof blaze in Mellor.
Fire crews rushed to the scene of a thatched roof blaze in Mellor.

Half a dozen fire engines rushed to the scene of a thatched roof blaze in Mellor.

The blaze started at a property on Preston New Road at just after 7-30pm yesterday evening.

Six fire engines from Darwen, Blackburn, Hyndburn and Preston attended the fire and used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, one ladder, three jets and two pumps to get the blaze under control.

There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

At 3am, one fire engine was still at the scene,