Firefighters called to Lancashire prison

Lancaster Farms.'Inside the prison grounds.
Lancaster Farms.'Inside the prison grounds.

Firefighters were sent to tackle a blaze at Lancaster Farms Prison.

Crews were called to the prison in Stone Row Head, Lancaster, just after 10.30am on Friday.

On arrival they discovered a small fire had already been put out by on-site staff.

Firefighters used a portable fan to extract the smoke and there were no casualties.