LATEST: Blaze at Preston garage

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A blaze at a Preston garage was tonight being treated as arson.

Five fire appliances were dealing with the incident in Skeffington Road, Deepdale, and police were called in to put road closures in place.

Lancashire fire and rescue service was called to the MOT centre shortly after 4pm .

There were no reports of any casualties.

Firefighters called in police to help with traffic management.

The road was closed near the junction with St George’s Road and motorists were urged to avoid the area.

Road closures were later lifted.

The fire service later tweeted that the incident was being treated at arson.