Hearth crews are tackling a fireplace at a tower block in manchester’s northern zone. Smoke billowed from the lighthouse on joiner avenue – off church highway – as flames tore by way of a phase of the constructing this morning (Sunday). Firefighters have been seen battling the flames from an aerial platform. City center police stated on Twitter: “We’re presently coping with an incident on church avenue, northern sector.
“there are avenue closures in space on extreme avenue, church avenue and surrounding facet streets.
“Metrolink companies are also affected.”
there have been evaluations of people contained in the developing being ‘woken up with pots and pans’ after the fireside began out – and ‘screaming’ within the highway beneath.