A NUMBER of youths were caught shooting fireworks at members of the public last night (October 9).

The incident occurred last night on Barden Lane, Burnley, and police worked together with park rangers to recover the large bag of fireworks in question.

A spokesperson for Burnley and Padiham Police said: "We are aware of anti social behaviour involving fireworks in the Barden Lane area.

"We have recovered a bag of fireworks with the Park Rangers today after young people had been firing them at members of the public.

"Can we remind all retailers of the law around the sale of fireworks and remind parents to educate children about the dangers of fireworks.

"We are on patrol in the area this evening and if anyone has any information about who was involved please let us know quoting log number LC-20211009-1244.

"The fire service will kindly dispose of these safely."