A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage following a large fire at a bus station.

Police were called shortly before 11pm last night (June 10) to reports of a fire at Burnley bus station on Croft Street.

Damage was caused to a bus and the roof of the bus station.

Police have confirmed a 14-year-old boy from Burnley has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage - arson endangering life, and is in custody.

Enquiries are ongoing.

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Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1592 of June 10.

The bus station is open and fully operational today aside from two bays in the middle which are closed.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene at around 11pm last night and remained for three hours.

A fire service spokesperson said: "At 11pm on June 10, five fire engines from Burnley, Nelson, Padiham, and Great Harwood and the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn attended a bus fire on Croft Street, Burnley.

"Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used two hose reel jets, one foam branch, one triple extension ladder, a 13.5m extension ladder, cutting tools, and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

"Crews were in attendance for three hours."

A video from the scene shared with the Lancashire Telegraph by a member of the public showed a bus engulfed in flames as it was sat in one of the bays.

Photos from the scene this morning (June 11) showed damage to the roof of the bus station and work getting underway to repair the road surface outside.

A spokesperson for First Halifax said: "The bus involved in this incident at Burnley bus station last night (June 10) was not in use at the time.

"We are assisting the police investigation into the circumstances that led to the fire, including a review of CCTV footage from cameras on board."

Transdev, who provide the majority of the services at Burnley bus station, confirmed it was not one of their buses involved in the fire.