Arson investigation after bike found burning at roadside

An investigation has been launched into a suspicious fire which started last night in Penwortham, say fire services.

Monday, 17th July 2017, 11:02 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:42 am
An investigation has been launched into asuspicious fire which started last night in Penwortham

Crews were called to reports of a motorbike on fire on Euston Street at around 8pm on July 16.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "Two fire engine and crews from Preston and Penwortham were assigned to a suspicious fire last night.

"Firefighters used a hosereel jet to put out a fire involving a motorcycle at the roadside."

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An investigation into the cause of the fire is on-going.

There were no casualties.