‘Arson’ attack on derelict Fylde farm building

The scene at a derelict farm buidling in Church Road, Warton following a suspected arson attack
The scene at a derelict farm buidling in Church Road, Warton following a suspected arson attack

This was the scene following a a suspected arson attack on a derelict farm building in Warton on Saturday.

An engine and crew each from from Wesham, Lytham and St Annes were called out the blaze in Church Road, which is believed to have been started deliberately and was slammed as a ‘mindless act’ by a Lytham Fire spokesman on social media.

The scene in a derelict farm building at Warton following a suspected arson attack

The scene in a derelict farm building at Warton following a suspected arson attack

He termed it a “dangerous unsafe environment for firefighters to enter and extinguish”.

The crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire in a ground floor room of the two-storey property and an investigation is ongoing after police were informed of the suspected arson.

There were no casualties.