A SUSPECTED 'illicit drug laboratory' has been found during a police raid carried this morning.

Police were seen at an industrial estate in Boot Street, Earby, at around 9.30am

A fire service spokesman said fire crews from Burnley were called to assist police officers.

A police spokesman said: "A pre-planned warrant was executed at about 9.30am.

"Police have found what they believe to be an illegal drug lab.

"Officers are remaining at the scene and investigations are continuing."

An eyewitness said he saw firefighters walking onto the roof of a building.

He said: "There were police and fire vehicles around the building for sometime."

Another eyewitness said: "There are currently three CSI vans and two officers stood outside and men in white suits all over."

More to follow.