Barn at historic hall set on fire

Five youths have been arrested after an outbuilding fire at Hackensall Hall, Hackensall Road, Knott End.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 8:44 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 10:00 am
Hackensall Hall
Hackensall Hall

Firefighters from Preesall and Bispham were called to the fire in a barn measuring 50m by 10m at 6.30pm on Friday.

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They used buckets of water to extinguish the fire which is believed to have been started deliberately.

A neighbour spotted five youths running away from the scene, across a neighbouring golf course, and they were later picked up by police.