Minibus goes up in flames next to commercial building in Abbey Village

A minibus caught fire near a commercial premises in Abbey Village this morning (September 8).

By Sean Gleaves
Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 7:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 7:26 pm

Firefighters from Chorley rushed to the scene in Bolton Road at around 1.20am.

A minibus had caught alight, causing "some fire damage to an adjacent commercial premises," the fire service said.

Crews equipped with two breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the flames.

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Firefighters from Chorley rushed to the scene in Bolton Road.

Firefighters were in attendance for approximately one hour and 45 minutes.

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