Suspected arson attack on Waddington pub

Moorcock Inn, Waddington.
Moorcock Inn, Waddington.

A fire at the former Moorcock Inn, Waddington, is being treated as suspected arson by police.

It was at first feared that children may be trapped inside the derelict property on Slaidburn Road when firefighters from Clitheroe attended the incident on Saturday around 2-30 pm.

A small fire was found to have been started inside the property, in the former ballroom of the old pub, which the fire crew quickly extinguished with an aqua pack. A full investigation is underway.