The building was a former Conservative Club
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Accrington Conservative club fire 'started deliberately'

A "serious" fire at a disused Conservative club in Accrington, Lancashire was believed to have been started deliberately, says the fire service.

More than 50 firefighters tackled the blaze at the five-storey building on Cannon Street which broke out shortly before 03:45 BST.

The building is in danger of collapsing.

  • 18 May 2016