An investigation has been launched following a hot tub fire in Nelson.

Two fire engines from Burnley and Nelson were called to the scene in Rutland Street on Friday (April 19), at around 8.45pm.

One hose reel was used to extinguish the fire, with crews in attendance for around 35 minutes.

The fire service said a joint investigation with the police has been launched.

A fire service spokesperson said: "Two fire engines from Burnley and Nelson attended a fire involving a hot tub on Rutland Street, Nelson.

"Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for approximately 35 minutes.

"A joint police and fire investigation is under way."

Lancashire Police have been approached for further details.