Police investigate suspicious Thornton house fire

A police investigation is under way after a house fire in Thornton last night (Thursday, November 11).

Friday, 12th November 2021, 7:56 am
Updated Friday, 12th November 2021, 1:12 pm

Two fire engines from Fleetwood and Bispham stations were called to the home in Mill Close, off Fleetwood Road South, after a fire broke out around 8pm.

Firefighters used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire has been deemed suspicious and police are now investigating.

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The cause of the fire has been deemed suspicious and police are now investigating. No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made at this stage

No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made at this stage.

Lancashire Police is asking anyone with information to get in touch.

A police spokesman said: "The cause of the fire is under investigation. No arrests have been made.

"Enquiries are ongoing. Anyone with information can call 101, quoting log 1140 of November 11, 2021."

Two fire engines from Fleetwood and Bispham stations were called to the home in Mill Close, off Fleetwood Road South, Thornton after a fire broke out around 8pm last night (Thursday, November 11)

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