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Fire crews tackle warehouse blaze in Hyde

Firefighters putting out the blaze off Commercial Brow. Images credit: Ray K.

Firefighters spent more than six hours battling a huge fire at a warehouse in the Newton area of Hyde. 

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to reports of a fire at a commercial premise on Commercial Brow, just before 11.30pm on Monday (25 April). 

Fire engines from Hyde, Stalybridge, Ashton, Gorton, Offerton, Salford and Chadderton stations attended, alongside a Hydraulic Platform from Oldham.

Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel, jets and other equipment to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for approximately six and a half hours.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said the force is supporting the fire service with their initial investigation into the blaze. 

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