A BACK bedroom of a terraced house caught fire.

Firefighters from Nelson and Burnley were called to Chapel Street in Brierfield just after 9pm on Sunday.

A fire service spokesman said people inside the house were out before the fire service arrived.

The spokesman said: "Firefighters were at the scene for an hour and a half.

"Firefighters used breathing apparatus to allow them to go inside the house and put the fire out.

"The fire is not thought to be suspicious and no one suffered any serious injuries."