Skip fire causes town centre smoke
A LARGE plume of smoke was seen across Stockport after a skip inside a warehouse caught fire.
Firefighters were called to reports of a blaze at a commercial building on Albert Street, near to the centre of Stockport, just after 11am on Friday.
Four fire crews were called to the scene.
They used breathing apparatus and jets to bring it under control. No one was injured in the incident.
A large plume of smoke could be seen across Stockport.
A fire service spokesman said: “It is a fire involving a large skip inside a building. It contained metal filings, the skip was well alight.”
●●The fire at the factory on Albert Street in Stockport.