House Fire, Huyton


Location: Huyton, Knowsley

Fire crews have been called to a house fire in Shellingford Road, Huyton, Knowsley L14 this morning. Crews were alerted at 8.20am and on scene at 8.28am. 

5 fire engines and an aerial appliance are in attendance.

Crews arrived to find a two-storey terraced property well alight. All residents were out of the property on arrival of the crews, with no reported injuries.

2 teams of 2 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have entered the property to fight the fire with 2 high pressure hose reel jets.

The incident is ongoing, please avoid the area.

Local residents should keep doors and windows shut. Keep medicines for existing conditions nearby, if any ill health effects are experienced dial NHS 111 for advice.

UPDATE 11.00am

The main seat of fire was extinguished by around 9.30am and crews have continued to check for hot spots, with the fire fully extinguished by around 10.40am. Fire crews have carried out Home Fire Safety Checks in neighbouring properties. An investigation is taking place into the cause of the fire.