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Industrial unit fire, Manchester - Saturday, January 27

Borough: Manchester

Incident Date: 27 January 2018

12.30pm update:

FIREFIGHTERS continue to make good progress as they tackle the fire at the commercial unit near to Grimshaw Lane.

Station Manager Mike Lawlor said: "The road is still closed in both directions but we are working closely with the council to try and reopen it as soon as possible. Until then, please avoid the area.

"The smoke in the area is clearing but anyone who wishes to be extra cautious can keep their windows and doors shut."


9am update:

RESIDENTS in Moston are advised to keep doors and windows shut as firefighters continue to tackle a fire at an industrial unit on Evan Street, Manchester.

Station Manager Dave Swallow said: “Anyone in the Moston area should keep their doors and windows shut as a precaution as we fight this fire.

“Our firefighters are doing a great job in bringing the fire under control but to ensure we can continue to do this please avoid driving in the area near to Grimshaw Lane and Oldham Road.”

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At the height of the fire crews from Philips Park, Manchester Central, Salford, Moss Side, Gorton and Blackley along with specialist units from Leigh and an aerial unit from Whitehill were tackling it.

Three crews remain in attendance.

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Last update: 14/02/2018 15:07:51
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