Asbestos scare after factory fire

Police are warning people in Rochdale to stay indoors and keep windows and doors closed because of a major fire at a former mill.

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Fire at former asbestos factory now under control

Greater Manchester Fire service say the blaze at the former Turner and Newall asbestos factory in Rochdale is now under control.

Up to 50 fire fighters have been at scene since the early hours.

Nearby residents were told to keep all windows and doors shut as a precaution.

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