Factory hit by blaze

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AN unoccupied factory was hit by fire last Wednesday evening (March 2).

Fire crews from St Helens, Eccleston, Newton-le-Willows and Liverpool were all called out to a single-storey factory on Watery Lane, off Berrys Lane in Sutton, shortly after 6pm.

A 30 square metre section of roof timbers and waste timber was left severely damaged by the blaze.

Firefighters remained at the scene until about 9.30pm.