Police investigation under way after van fire in Blackpool

Claytongate, Blackpool (Google Street View)
Claytongate, Blackpool (Google Street View)
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A police investigation is under way after a van was set on fire in Blackpool.

The incident happened in Claytongate at around 12.32pm on Saturday (July 20).

Firefighters from Blackpool fire station were called to a van on fire in the cul-de-sac.

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"The fire involved a van on the roadway which was well alight when crews arrived," said a spokesman from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS).

Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

A LFRS spokesman added: "An investigation into the cause of the fire is now under way alongside colleagues from the police."