Car fire in Burnley treated as suspected arson

A car parked at the roadside in Burnley is believed to have been set on fire deliberately.

Sunday, 3rd March 2019, 10:59 am
Updated Sunday, 3rd March 2019, 11:07 am
Police have been notified of the suspected arson.

The fire was started at just after 4-30am this morning on Abingdon Street.

Firefighters from Burnley used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: “The car was parked at the roadside and the fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

“There were no casualties. Police were notified of the suspected arson.”