Fire at Taxal Lodge

Fire crews were called reports of a fire at Taxal Lodge, in Whaley Bridge, last night (Tuesday).

On arrival the crews from Chapel and Whaley Bridge found a large wooden outbuilding, five metres by ten metres in size, well alight.

The alarm was raised at 8.30pm and the fire was out by 9.40pm.

Police have been informed and will be looking into the incident at the derelict site, off Linglongs Road in Taxal, which was previously a school.