Firefighters spent over an hour tackling a house fire yesterday.

Two fire engines from Nelson and Colne were called to a house on Barnoldswick Road, Barrowford yesterday (December 6) at around 5.35pm.

They used breathing apparatus, one hose reel, and a thermal imagine camera to extinguish the blaze.

The crews were at the scene for one hour and 30 minutes.

A spokesperson for the fire service said: “At  5.37pm on December 6, two fire engines from Nelson and Colne attended a domestic building fire on Barnoldswick Road, Barrowford.

“Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel and a thermal imaging camera. Crews were in attendance for one hour and thirty minutes.”