Fire crews tackling blaze at industrial unit in Widnes

Cheshire Fire and Rescue are currently tackling a large fire at an industrial unit in Widnes.

Five fire crews from across Cheshire have been called to the blaze on Tan House Lane and are making 'good progress'.

As a result of the incident Tan House Lane is currently closed in both directions between Warrington Road and Page Lane.

Emergency services say that there is currently no need for evacuations, but are advising residents in the nearby area to keep their windows and doors closed.

Drivers are also being asked to avoid the area.

For further updates on the fire please go to Cheshire Fire and Rescue's website: https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/news-events