Firefighters have been called to a report of a collapsed building at Fountain Court in Winsford.
Two men have been rescued from the building.
The roof of several flats has collapsed onto the amusement arcade below. Two people remain trapped in one of the flats.
At this stage there are no reports of any casualties. Crews have evacuated the shops in the town centre while they deal with the incident.
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