Homes evacuated following mill fire in Burscough
- 11 March 2014
- From the section Lancashire
Some 100 homes were evacuated as more than 60 firefighters dealt with a large fire at an empty mill in west Lancashire.
The fire broke out at Burscough Mill on Mill Lane in Burscough at about 03:00 GMT, but is now out, Lancashire Fire and Rescue said.
Residents had been moved to a nearby supermarket and a leisure centre.
Mill Lane was closed in both directions between the A59 Liverpool Road North junction and the B5241 Junction Road.