Residents evacuated in building fire drama
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