A fire in Whitworth is ‘under investigation’, according to the fire service.

On April 9, at around 12.43pm, four fire engines were called to a commercial building fire on Tong Lane.

Firefighters used a variety of equipment to put the fire out.

Crews spent two and a half hours battling the blaze.

The cause of the fire is “under investigation”.

The fire service has been approached for more information.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 12.43pm four fire engines from Bacup, Rawtenstall, Rochdale, and Littleborough attended a commercial fire in Tong Lane, Whitworth.

“Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, lighting, and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

"The fire service remained at the scene for two hours and thirty minutes and the cause of the fire is under investigation.”