STAFF were evacuated after an industrial oven caught fire at an industrial estate.

Firefighters were called to Sett End Road West, Blackburn, after oil had dripped onto an oven at around 6.30am.

A fire service spokesman said the building was evacuated as a precaution but no one suffered any serious injuries.

He said: "Crews using breathing apparatus entered the building and put the fire out.

"We were there for about an hour and the fire is not thought to be suspicious."