Location: Hatton Garden, Liverpool
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service are in attendance at a fire at a hotel on Hatton Garden, Liverpool.
Crews were alerted at 13.44 and on scene at 13.48 on Wednesday 8th June. Eight fire engines and an aerial appliance are currently at scene.
Firefighting has commenced under rapid deployment using 1 main branch hose.
This is a confirmed fire on the third floor of a five storey building. Six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have entered the property and are tackling the fire and searching for any occupants.
Two casualties are being treated at scene by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) paramedics.
Further details will be provided here when information becomes available.
This is an ongoing incident.
The fire has now been extinguished and ventilation is in progress using electric fans.
This incident has now been scaled down to five fire engines, crews are assisting in checking rooms. An investigation into the cause of the fire will take place in due course.