Two feared trapped inside building on fire

Picture of the scene in Borough Road. Picture submitted by James Linderman
Picture of the scene in Borough Road. Picture submitted by James Linderman
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Firefighters battling a huge fire in St Helens fear two people may be trapped in the building.

Crews were called to the Indoor Painting Centre on Borough Road shortly after 5pm.

A brigade spokesman said: “Fire Crews arrived to find a large building with an area of around 20 x 30 metres well alight.

“There have been reports of two people who have entered the building and have not yet come out.

“There are 6 fire appliances in attendance.”

Picture of the scene submitted by James Linderman

Picture of the scene submitted by James Linderman