Fire destroys bedroom in Wilpshire house

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A bedroom was totally destroyed by a blaze at a house in Wilpshire this morning (Thursday).

A 999 call was made at just after 9 am after smoke was seen coming from a bathroom window.

Fire-fighters from Blackburn went to the house on Whalley Road, where they found that the fire was actually in the bedroom.

The fire caused severe damage to the bedroom as well as smoke damage to the first floor of the property.