Major incident declared at Widnes industrial estate fire

More than 80 firefighters were called to the scene of a huge warehouse fire in Widnes.

A cordon has been put in place after the fire spread to four units at the Golden Triangle Industrial Estate in Harrison Street.

People nearby have been evacuated from their homes, with other residents being urged to keep doors and windows shut because of the smoke.

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Two boys arrested on suspicion of arson

Two boys aged 12 and 13 have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a massive warehouse fire in Widnes.

It broke out last night on Harrison Street in the Golden Triangle indutrial estate. One person was injured and people living nearby were evacuated from their homes.

More than 80 firefighters were called to the scene

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