Man arrested over Burnley Spar shop fire
- 7 January 2013
- From the section Lancashire
A man had to be rescued from the roof of a convenience store destroyed in a suspected arson attack in Burnley.
Firefighters were called to a blaze at the Spar shop on Padiham Road at 22:50 GMT on Sunday.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with the incident.
A spokesman for Lancashire Fire Service said a handful of nearby homes were evacuated but residents were allowed to return after a couple of hours.