THESE are dramatic photographs of a van fire in Great Harwood this afternoon.

The incident took place outside St Bartholomews Church on Park Lane at 3.30pm.

A Lancashire Fire Service spokesman said: "We were called to the incident of a van fire.

"We used two breathing apparatus and a jet with foam to put the fire out.

"It is now out and we are waiting for the Lancashire County Council highways teams.

"The police also attended the incident and we don't know yet what has caused it."