Firefighters have spent the night tackling a large fire involving a Renault car showroom in Stockport.

Crews from Manchester's Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene on St Mary's Way shortly before 1am. At its height, 14 fire engines plus special appliances were used in a bid to control the flames.

The fire, which started in the services and parts area of the building, is now under control and a significant part of the building has been saved.

GMFRS will remain at the scene for a number of hours and the closure of St Mary's Way remains in place.

Fire investigation will be liaising with Greater Manchester Police to determine a cause.

Area Manager, Ben Levy said:

Crews have been working hard for a number of hours to tackle the fire and the good news is that it is now under control. However we will remain at the scene for a number of hours.

Area Manager, Ben Levy