Location: New Cut Lane, Rainford
Firefighters are currently in attendance at a fire on New Cut Lane, Rainford.
Crews were alerted shortly after 8.30pm. Three fire engines are currently in attendance.
On arrival crews found a large quantity of tyres involved in fire.
Firefighters are making good progress in tackling the fire.
There is a large amount of smoke as a result of the incident. Nearby residents and businesses are advised to keep windows and doors closed. Anyone with existing medical conditions should keep medicines nearby and call NHS 111 if ill effects occur.
The incident is ongoing.
Firefighters remain on scene. Crews are currently carrying out damping down and hot spotting operations.