Building gutted by fire targeted by arsonists
A building left derelict by a huge fire has been targeted by arsonists again.
Fire crews from Wigan were called to the building on Mesnes Park Terrace at 7.45pm last night, Sunday, after a fire broke out in a bedroom of the former hostel.
The building has stood empty since a huge fire, thought to have been started deliberately, ripped through it in August, trapping three people inside.
A crew from Wigan fire station remained on the scene last night for about two and half hours to extinguish the fire, which is believed to have been started by children who had broken into the building.
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