Res­i­dents evac­u­ated in build­ing fire drama

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

EMER­GENCY crews rushed to the scene of a fire above a take­away on Mon­day morn­ing.

Peo­ple were evac­u­ated from the build­ing when the blaze took hold on the top floor of the three-storey build­ing above Fi­esta take­away on Wa­ters Green.

Emer­gency re­sponse teams from Mac­cles­field and Con­gle­ton were called, as well as an aerial res­cue ap­pli­ance from Mac­cles­field, at 9.24am.

Po­lice at­tended to con­trol traf­fic in the area while crews fought the fire.

An in­ves­ti­ga­tion has been launched into the cause.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Res­cue Ser­vice said: “We were called to a fire above a take­away af­ter re­ports of smoke com­ing from the roof.

“It’s a three-storey build­ing and crews gained ac­cess to the top floor to put out the fire.”

● The scene of the ire on Wa­ters Green

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