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Crews tackle fire at church building in St Helens

The road is closed while emergency services deal with the flames. Credit: Andy Whittle/ Twitter

Emergency services are currently dealing with a fire at a church in St Helens.

Police have closed the road.

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  1. Luke McDowell, ITV News

Merseyside Police set up support centre for those affected by the fire

The car park this morning after the fire Credit: PA

Merseyside Police are advising anyone affected by the fire at Liverpool Echo Arena car park to direct their enquiries to the Pullman Hotel, Kings Dock from now on.

Staff will be able to provide assistance, aided by the British Red Cross.

The temporary Reception Centre at Lifestyles on Park Road has now been closed down.

Police are once more reminding those affected to direct any vehicle enquiries to their insurance companies (quoting reference number 650 of December 31st) and not to call the emergency services.

Calling 101 or 999 with vehicle related queries will be referred to the owner's insurance company and will not be dealt with by Merseyside Police.

Merseyside Police remind those with affected vehicles not to call emergency lines

Merseyside Police are reminding those with affected vehicles in the Echo Arena car park not to call emergency services, but to contact their insurance companies.

At least 1,400 vehicles are believed to have been affected Credit: PA
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