Police investigate "suspicious" blaze in derelict garage in Lancaster

Hareruns House flats on Slyne Road
Hareruns House flats on Slyne Road

Police have been called in to investigate a "suspicious" fire in a derelict garage in Lancaster.

Fire crews were called to Hareruns House apartments in Slyne Road at around 7am today.

The blaze was in the roof of a brick garage and had spread to a neighbouring property, causing a partial wall collapse.

A fire brigade spokesman said: "Crews have requested attendance of the police as the fire is deemed to be of suspicious origin."