Probe as house is targeted

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AN INVESTIGATION is under way into an arson attack on a house.

Fire crews were called to a house in Lynton Road, Tyldesley, on Saturday after a rag was put up against the front door and set on fire.

The resident, who was in shock, raised the alarm and managed to get out of the property before fire crews arrived. Nobody was injured and the blaze was contained to the door area.

Police are investigating.