Police appeal as teenager reported missing following barn fire

A 14-year-old boy is missing following a fire at a barn.

Lancashire Police have launched an urgent appeal to trace Louis Simpson following the fire at Fairhurst Hall in Parbold.

Emergency services are still at the scene of the blaze. A police spokesman said Louis was unaccounted for.

Chorley Road has been closed due to the incident and the public has been warned to avoid the area.

Anyone with information on Louis' whereabouts should call 101 quoting log number 0828.

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