Location: Liverpool City Centre
Firefighters have been called to a fire on the 9th floor of a high rise building on Hilbre Street, Liverpool city centre this evening.
Crews were alerted at 7.27PM and on scene at 7.30PM.
5 fire engines and a combined platform ladder are in attendance.
Firefighters quickly confirmed a fire on level 9 and prevented the escalation of the fire under rapid deployment.
The 9th floor was quickly evacuated and firefighters have begun to evacuate the rest of the building.
Using breathing apparatus, firefighters are tackling the fire with a main jet hose.
There are no persons reported in the vicinity of the fire and the area has been evacuated.