HGV found torched at industrial estate in Preston

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An investigation is underway after a lorry was found on fire at an industrial estate in Preston.


The HGV was found ablaze in Rough Hey Road, Grimsargh, near Roman Way Industrial Estate, at around 6.50pm yesterday (Sunday, January 5).

The vehicle was found on fire in Rough Hey Road, off Longridge Road in Grimsargh at around 6.50pm on Sunday (January 5). Pic: Google Maps

The vehicle was found on fire in Rough Hey Road, off Longridge Road in Grimsargh at around 6.50pm on Sunday (January 5). Pic: Google Maps

Two fire engines responded to the fire and used breathing apparatus and hose reels to extinguish the torched vehicle.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire is "of suspicious origin" and has been reported to police.

No injuries have been reported.

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Lancashire Police said it is investigating the incident alongside the fire service.