12:00 update (26 April)
Firefighters are no longer at the scene of this incident.
We would like to thank people for their patience and co-operation during this time. Residents are also advised that they can return to their normal routines.
Firefighters are currently responding to reports of a chemical incident at a commercial unit on Park Seventeen.
Crews are working with colleagues from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). There are no reports of any casualties and crews remain on the scene at this time.
Local residents are advised to keep windows and doors shut and avoid the area.
Just before 12.30pm today (25 April), firefighters were called to an incident at a commercial unit on Park Seventeen in Whitefield. Four fire engines from Blackley, Bury, Broughton and Whitefield stations, alongside a Command Support Unit from Atherton quickly attended.
Firefighters are working with colleagues from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to assess the scene and use various equipment to make the scene safe. Crews are still in attendance at this time.
25/04/2022 15:52 PM