Lancashire

Large car fire at Blackburn salvage yard

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Image caption An investigation is underway after 50 cars caught fire at a Blackburn salvage yard

An investigation is under way after 50 cars caught fire at a Blackburn scrap yard.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire broke out at the yard on Pomfret Street at 03:18 BST on Sunday.

It took crews a number of hours to get the blaze under control and a fire engine remained at the scene until 07:00.

The cause of the fire is under investigation said a spokesman for the fire service.

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