Fire at derelict property being investigated

The fire at the empty house on Claremont Road is being investigated by police.
The fire at the empty house on Claremont Road is being investigated by police.
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Police are investigating a fire which broke out in an empty property in Morecambe.

Firefighters were called out to the house on Claremont Road just after midnight on August 1.

Firefighters survey the collapsed roof of the building which was damaged by a fire. Picture: Graham Buckley.

Firefighters survey the collapsed roof of the building which was damaged by a fire. Picture: Graham Buckley.

Each floor of the three-storey derelict building was on fire.

There were no casualties but people living nearby had to be evacuated from their homes due to the smoke.

Police are appealing for information in relation to the fire.

If you have any information please contact Lancashire Police on 101, quoting log number LC-20150801-0096 or alternatively information can be passed anonymously via crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.