Lancashire

Fire crews tackle blaze on Preston industrial estate

Fire
Image caption The fire is thought to have started on the top floor

More than 40 firefighters worked through the night to put out a fire at a warehouse in Lancashire.

The blaze started at the three-storey building on an industrial estate in Laurel Street in the Avenham area of Preston at about 01:30 GMT.

Part of the building, which was empty at the time, has been destroyed. It suffered severe water and smoke damage.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire Service said it was thought the fire started on the top floor.

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