Firefighters called to fire at mill behind Mossley pub

Picture: Louise Donnelly

Firefighters rushed to a blaze at a mill behind  the Britannia pub in Mossley tonight.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said, “Just after 5pm today (Thursday, 4th July), firefighters were called to reports of a fire at a commercial premises on Manchester Road in Mossley.

“Three fire engines from Mossley, Ashton and Stalybridge fire stations quickly arrived at the scene. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire, which had broken out in a small outbuilding of a derelict mill.

Customers at the adjoining pub were evacuated as a precaution and were later allowed back inside.
“Crews were at the scene for around 45 minutes.”

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