Burn injuries after Walkden fire

Police say two people received serious facial burns after a fire involving a pressure washer at a cleaning unit in Walkden. Two other people were taken to hospital with minor injuries. It's believed a stourage tanker containing fuel caught fire.

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Four crews at the scene of a fire in Walkden

Fire crews from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are currently at a fire in Walkden.

GMFRS received a call just after 2pm to report the incident on Harcourt Street.

There are currently four fire crews at the scene - three fire engines, from Farnworth and Bolton Central fire stations, and a support unit.

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