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.”