Liverpool news Police called in after huge blaze tears through bank MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Probe launched as residents advised to keep doors and windows shut as fire ripped through derelict Co-op building in Skelmersdale
Breaking News ! Police and fire chiefs have launched an investigation into a huge blaze that tore through a derelict bank building last night. Flames ripped through the premises on High Street in Skelmersdale from about 7.30pm on Tuesday, which could be seen for miles around. Up to eight engines from Merseyside, Lancashire and Manchester were needed as fire crews spent several hours tackling the blaze at its height. Dramatic pictures and video of the scene show huge plumes of smoke billowing from the massive flames at the site. This morning, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they had launched a joint investigation with their police colleagues into the cause of the fire. The blaze at the former Co-op Bank has been extinguished. Fire crews damping down in High Street, Skelmersdale (Image: Andy Teebay /Liverpool ECHO) Fire crews remained at the scene this morning damping down.
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