Roads shut as firefighters tackle mill blaze

Main roads in the Accrington area have been closed as firefighters tackle a major blaze at a derelict mill.
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Blackburn Road and Market Street in Church village have been shut, with drivers advised to avoid the area

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “We’ve got six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform at a fire involving a derelict mill on Blackburn Road, Church.

"Blackburn Road and Market Street will be closed for the next few hours whilst firefighters extinguish the fire. Please avoid the area.”

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