Fire crews battle car blaze with buckets

Firefighters were forced to trek half a kilometer to put out a car which had deliberately been set ablaze.

Thursday, 13th April 2017, 9:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:33 pm
The incident happened in a rural location Image:Google

The vehicle had been dumped at the end of a track in Harry's Wood near Lancaster Road in Out Rawcliffe

Firefighters from Preesall could only access the site by foot.

They put the fire out using backpack-mounted water sprays and buckets of water.

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There were no casualties.

Police have been notified of the suspected arson.