Industrial Park Fire, Kirkby


Location: Kirkby, Knowsley

Crews have been called to a fire at Knowsley Industrial Park this afternoon. Crews were alerted at 1.15pm and on scene shortly afterwards. Six fire engines are in attendance at the fire at a workshop on Woodward Road. 

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are fighting the fire in different sectors of the incident.

Pedestrians and vehicles should avoid the area.

Residents and businesses nearby should keep doors and windows closed. If you have an existing medical condition keep medicines close and if any ill effects are experienced dial NHS 111 for advice. 

The incident is ongoing.

UPDATE: 3.00pm 

The fire has now been extinguished and ventilation is in progress.