Vehicle bursts into flames forcing Haslingden Old Road near Blackburn to close

A vehicle fire caused a section of Haslingden Old Road near Blackburn to be closed.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 11th April 2022, 1:03 pm

One fire engine from Hyndburn was called to Haslingden Old Road, Oswaldtwistle, shortly after 9.20am on Monday (April 11).

The incident involved one vehicle that was well alight when the crew arrived.

Police closed the road from the Britannia Inn to the junction of Stanhill Road and urged motorists to avoid the area.

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Firefighters used a hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to tackle the flames.

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A section of Haslingden Old Road was closed after a vehicle caught alight.