Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Up in Smoke

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Up in Smoke

Article excerpt

A HOUSE has been destroyed after a cannabis farm went up in flames.

Police were called to reports of smoke coming from a property on North Way, in Bolton's Hall i'th Wood estate.

A cannabis farm was discovered inside the semi-detached house.

Pictures taken inside show extensive damage caused by the blaze.

Police officers were at the scene investigating.

Firefighters spent four hours putting the fire out and clearing the burnt debris from the scene.

The blaze is understood to have started in the kitchen.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called to North Way in Bolton to a fire involving a ground floor kitchen in a semi-detached property.

"Fire crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel. …

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