Commercial property fire - Tyldesley

Firefighters from across Greater Manchester were mobilized to an incident involving a large commercial premises in Common Lane, Tyldesley at 6.47am on September 13, 2019.

A number of local residents have been evacuated while firefighters are using breathing apparatus and jets to tackle the fire. Crew are also putting water onto the blaze from above, using a hydraulic platform. An ultra-high pressure lance is also in use.

Those local to the incident are asked to keep doors and windows closed and avoid the area to allow our crew to work. 

Update 10:00am

Three fire engines remain at the scene in Common Lane, Tyldesley. The incident has scaled back and the remaining crews are damping down. All residents are now allowed to return to their homes.

13/09/2019 08:35 AM