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Fire on train between Kirkby and Fazakerley

Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Sherwoods Lane, Fazakerley
Fire crews are currently dealing with a small fire on a train, off Sherwoods Lane, Fazakerley.

Crews were alerted at 6.42am and were on scene at 6.50am. Two fire engines are in attendance, as well as the search and rescue.

On arrival, crews found a small fire between two railway carriages. Crews are using dry power extinguishers and CO2 extinguishers to put out the fire.

All passengers have been moved to the front of the train. There have been no injuries.

As a result of this incident, the train line has been closed and delays are expected throughout the morning. Please check before you travel.

This incident is ongoing.

UPDATE 9.43am

All passengers are safe and well and have been removed from the affected train.

A replacement bus service has been organised by the rail company.

Fire crews left the scene at 9.35am.

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