Lancashire

Large fire tackled at Chorley industrial site

Fire in Chorley
Image caption Firefighters were called to the blaze at Yarrow Mill in Chorley

A large fire at a set of industrial units in Lancashire has been tackled by firefighters.

Crews were called to the blaze at Yarrow Mill in Yarrow Road, Chorley, shortly after midnight.

The fire, which covered an area the size of a football pitch, affected several businesses at the site, said Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

Staff managed to salvage some items from the buildings, and an investigation has been launched.

No-one was injured in the fire.

Image caption The area damaged in the fire was said to be the size of a football pitch
Image caption Staff from affected businesses managed to salvage some items from the damaged buildings

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