Building collapse, Wavertree


Location: Wavertree, Liverpool

Fire crews have been called to the collapse of a building on Wavertree Vale, Liverpool L15 this afternoon.

Crews were alerted at 12.07pm and on scene at 12.14pm. 

2 fire engines, the search and rescue team and a search and rescue dog unit are at the scene. 

Crews arrived to find a double fronted detached property where the roof structure had collapsed into the first floor and the gable end of the building had also collapsed. 

Cordons have been set up and the gas and electrics to the building have been isolated.

A full search of the ground floor has taken place. Three people have been evacuated and are safe and well.

A search of the first floor has also been completed and crews have now vacated the building. Cordons remain in place and Police are in attendance. Please avoid the area.