20-year-old from Wigan held on suspicion of arson as firefighters continue to tackle blaze

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of arson, as a moorland fire in Lancashire burns into its second week.

Police arrested the 20-year-old man from Wigan on Friday morning on suspicion of causing a fire with intent to endanger life. It comes a week after a 22-year-old man from Bolton was arrested in connection with the fire. He was later released pending further inquiries.

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