A fire broke out at a car wash in Bootle on Wednesday evening (March 30).
Crews from Merseyside Fire & Rescue were alerted to a fire at Knowsley Hand Car Wash on Knowsley Road in Bootle at 8.00pm and were on scene at 8.04pm. Fire fighters arrived to find the single storey building around 30 x 20 meters in size well alight.
Four fire engines were at the scene and two teams of two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, using a main branch hose and a high pressure hose reel, gained entry to the building and extinguished a storage container. They then tackled a caravan fire in the same location.
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The fire was extinguished by 8.44pm and damping down continues at the time of writing. Cordons have been set up and electricity has been isolated.
People are advised to avoid the area.
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