Police are appealing for information after an ice cream van was reportedly ‘set on fire’ in Burnley in the early hours.

At around 2.30am on Monday, June 19, police were called to Padiham Road after an ice cream van fire.

Officers described this as an “extremely serious incident” and are appealing for information.

A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “At approximately 2.25am yesterday, June 19, an ice cream van located behind the post office [on] Padiham Road was set on fire.

“This is an extremely serious incident and we are appealing for your help. Please ring 101 quoting reference LC-20240619-0095 if you have any information or CCTV."