Fire could force businesses to close for days

A fire in Manchester's Northern Quarter may force businesses to close for days.

Homes had to be evacuated after the blaze in a derelict building. Around 50 people were taken to emergency accommodation by Manchester City Council.

This report from our correspondent Gregg Easteal.


Fire in Manchester city centre

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a derelict building in Manchester's Northern Quarter.