May 16, 2022, 14:05

    Oldham fire: Huge blaze sends plumes of smoke into night sky as explosions heard

    Oldham fire: Huge blaze sends plumes of smoke into night sky as explosions heard

    More than 50 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a commercial property with plumes of smoke and flames lightening up the night sky in Oldham.

    Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has said there is a large fire at premises on Barry Street in Oldham.

    People have posted pics on social media of the huge blaze with some claiming to have heard explosions at the commercial property.

    Local residents are being told to remain in doors by the fire brigade who say they are expected to be tacking the incident well into Saturday morning.

    It stated: "Over 50 firefighters are currently responding to a large fire at a commercial building on Barry Street, Oldham.

    Local residents are being told to stay indoors

    "We expect to be here into the morning so please avoid the area while crews are working.

    "Local residents are advised to keep doors and windows closed."

    The massive blaze can be seen from miles around Oldham.

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