Arson attack on Blackpool charity

Donna's Dream House, Blackpool.
Donna's Dream House, Blackpool.

Firefighters tackled a blaze today after a suspected arson attack at the premises of a children’s charity.

Crews were called to Donna’s Dream House on Chapel Street, Blackpool, at 7am after flames broke out in the reception area at the rear of the property.

Families were sleeping in adjacent accommodation but were not in any danger.

A joint investigation has been launched by the police and fire service into the blaze which is being treated as arson.