Firefighters have worked through the night to bring a commercial building fire under control in Cheetham Hill.
At 9.48pm on Tuesday 17 December, crews were called to the incident at Bradstone Stone where they found a two-storey building was well alight.
At its height, eight fire engines and two aerial platforms were at the scene.
Four fire engines and one aerial platform appliance remain at the incident this morning (6am).
Station Manager Craig Pinder said: “Crews have worked hard through the early hours to bring this fire under control and stop it from spreading to the adjoining building. I’m pleased to say that we are now scaling back the incident as crews continue to damp down and tackle any remaining hotspots, and we will remain at the scene throughout the morning.
“Surrounding roads are now reopen and neighbouring businesses, except for the adjoining building, are not affected and will be able to access their buildings this morning.”
Firefighters are working hard to tackle a blaze at a commercial building in Cheetham Hill tonight (Wednesday 18 December).
Eight fire engines and specialist appliances are currently fighting the fire, which involves a two-storey building at an industrial estate on Bradstone Stone.
Crews were first called to the scene at 9.48pm on Tuesday 17 December, where they found the 20m x 40m building well alight.
Firefighters are fighting the blaze in sectors, using two aerial platforms to put water on to the fire from above.
Incident Commander GM Steve Jordan said: “Our crews have been working hard in challenging conditions to bring this fire under control and stop it spreading to nearby buildings.
“While the fire is not close to any nearby homes, we do urge people to stay away from the area and keep doors and windows closed if they are affected by smoke.”
18/12/2019 00:29 AM