Reports of A6017 both ways blocked due to railway bridge struck by vehicle between M60 J25 / A560 (Bredbury) and Bredbury Park Way. Reports a lorry is stuck under the railway bridge near the brewery.
Police are appealing for witnesses after seven year old girl died and her family were seriously injured in a collision near Bredbury. It happened around 4:30pm yesterday afternoon on Crookilley Way near to junction 25.
A 35-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman have been taken to hospital with serious injuries. The occupants of the second vehicle, a 31-year-old man and two children aged 11 and 9, suffered minor injuries and were treated by ambulance at the scene.
The true damage the fire at a recycling plant in Stockport caused has been revealed after aerial shots of the site emerged. Crews are still dampening down in Bredbury following the blaze a week ago.
The majority of the flames are now out at the plant on Stockport road West but crews will remain for a few more days turning over hundreds of bales of waste to douse the rest.
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Firefighters are still tacking a blaze at a recycling plant in Bredbury, Stockport a week after it started.
All roads around Junction 25 Recycling in Stockport Road West are now open but four fire crews remain at the scene, changing over every five hours.
Scientists are also still monitoring the air quality in the area, and residents are being asked to keep doors and windows closed.
Incident Commander, Station Manager Chris Mycock said: “Crews are continuing to work with site staff who are digging out quantities of burning waste for us to extinguish.
“We currently have four fire engines at the incident and are now using local water supplies. This means the main roads near to the site can remain open.
“It’s likely we could remain here for a number of days to come.”
Fire crews could remain at a recycling plant in Stockport for up to a week or more tackling a blaze that started yesterday.
At its height, 50 firefighters fought the flames at the plant on Stockport Road West in Bredbury.
They brought the fire - which involved several hundred tonnes of recycled paper and plastic - under control and began dampening down and turning over the burnt waste to try and eliminate hot spots.
Overnight, 35 firefighters tackled the deep seated blaze and continue this morning.
Ashton Road is likely to remain closed today as firefighting operations continue.
Scientists are working to test the dust and debris that is settling and anyone who is affected by smoke is asked, as a precaution to keep doors and windows closed.
50 firefighters continue to tackle a blaze at a recycling plant in Stockport 18 hours after the fire began.
Eight fire crews remain at the scene of the fire in Bredbury while firefighters also continue to fight the fire from above from aerial platforms.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service's control operators received a number of calls from 9.12pm on Tuesday, August 20, to report the blaze at the plant on Stockport Road West, behind Morrisons supermarket.
Soon after a further five fire engines were sent to the incident and at the height of the blaze around 50 firefighters worked to bring the blaze under control during the night.
Firefighters managed to contain the blaze by the morning and will be there for the next few days.
Dozens of fire crews have been fighting a blaze at a recycling plant near Stockport. The huge fire started at about 9 o'clock last night and has sent a plume of smoke into the air which can be seen for miles around.
Mel Barham reports:
50 firefighters are tackling a blaze in Bredbury which broke out around 9pm last night. Sean Booth told us it is particularly difficult to bring under control.