Fire at Burnley furniture warehouse

More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a furniture warehouse in Burnley.

The fire broke out just after midnight at the building in the Spring Garden Mill shopping outlet on Plumbe Street.

Nearby residents were asked by the fire service to stay inside their homes to avoid dense smoke that filled the area.

The contents and parts of the building have been destroyed by the blaze, the cause of which is being investigated by the fire service.

A spokesman said that the fire had been brought under control and that crews were damping down.

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