Residents are being asked to close their windows and doors due to a large fire which has engulfed a derelict building.

Four fire engines are currently at the scene of a blaze on Greenfield Gardens in Haslingden town centre.

A spokesperson for the brigade has said the fire is creating a large smoke plume and is asking anyone who can see or smell the smoke from indoors to close their windows and doors.

The spokesperson said: "We have four fire engines at a fire involving a derelict building on Greenfield Gardens, Haslingden.

"The fire is creating a large smoke plume in the area, if you can see or smell the smoke, we urge you to keep your windows and doors shut."

An update at 1pm noted there are currently six fire engines in attendance at the incident.

Roads in the area are closed, which is having an effect on local bus services, with Rosso bus unable to serve Haslingden centre.

More to follow.