Ten fire engines tackling huge blaze in town bakery as roads nearby are closed



Firefighters have been battling a huge blaze in a bakery overnight with ten fire engines sent to the scene.

The fire started just after 12.30 today (Saturday) at a bakery in Aston near Nantwich.

Firefighters from Nantwich and Audlem were sent to the scene where they found a large fire in the ceiling voids of the building.

Due to the scale of the fire an additional eight crews from Chester, Crewe, Northwich, Sandbach, Alsager and Malpas and Whitchurch were called to the scene.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said that crews have sectorised the fire into three sections and firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, are using hose reel jets to tackle the fire.

The A530 Whitchurch Road is currently closed as a result of the incident and residents living nearby are advised to keep their windows and doors closed.

There are currently no reports of any injuries.





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