Ar­son probe af­ter truck set alight

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AN AR­SON in­ves­ti­ga­tion was launched af­ter a truck was set on fire out­side a foot­ball club.

The tip­per truck went up in flames at around 3am last Thurs­day (Au­gust 6) in sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stances.

It had been parked out­side Bick­er­staffe Foot­ball Club on In­take Lane and a joint in­ves­ti­ga­tion is be­ing car­ried out by

Lan­cashire’s po­lice and fire ser­vices.

A spokesman for

Lan­cashire Fire & Res­cue Ser­vice said: “Fire­fight­ers from Orm­skirk and

Skelmers­dale were called to re­ports of a ve­hi­cle fire on In­take Lane, Bick­er­staffe. On ar­rival they found the fire lo­cated on the car park of Bick­er­staffe Foot­ball Club.

“The fire in­volved a commercial tip­per truck which crews ex­tin­guished ... The cause of the fire is now un­der joint in­ves­ti­ga­tion along­side col­leagues from the po­lice.”

The fire oc­curred in the car park of Bick­er­staffe AFC

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