Firefighters suspect a house fire in Brierfield this afternoon could have been started deliberately.
Fire crews from Nelson attended the blaze at the property on Clegg Street at just before 2-15pm today.
A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters from Nelson attended a fire involving an end-terraced property on Clegg Street.
"Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.
"The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. However, there were no injuries reported.
"Investigations into the cause of the fire continue."