Lancashire

Fire breaks out at Lancashire chemicals site

Fire in Walton Summit
Image caption Firefighters were called in the early hours

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a chemical factory in Lancashire in the early hours.

Crews were called to Chemical Innovations Ltd on Walton Summit Road in Bamber Bridge at 0515 BST after being alerted by a fire alarm system.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue said the fire had started near a chemical drum containing bonding agent or adhesive, but had gone out when crews arrived.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

Fire fighters had left the scene by about 0700 BST.