Irlam fire: Firefighters battle scrapyard blaze as smoke fills Manchester skyline

A fire has broken out at a scrapyard in Irlam.

Fire crews are currently attending the scene at Clearway Waste scrapyard at Boysnope Wharf.

Nearby buildings have been evacuated and five fire engines are now at the scene.

INFERNO: Smoke from the blaze can be seen from miles around (©Trafford Locals with thanks)

Reported sightings of smoke from the fire have been seen from as far afield as the A6 in Salford and even Radio City tower in Liverpool

AT THE SCENE: The Clearway Waste scrapyard (©Google Maps with thanks)

More to follow.

Image courtesy of Trafford Locals via Twitter with thanks 

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