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Emergency services came out in force this afternoon to a fire that is believed to be a derelict building on Gleblands Road very close to the A56 in Sale.

At the scene were many fire fighters, police and ambulance staff, a firefighter was seen trying to put out the fire from an hydraulic ladder.

It is currently unknown what started the fire and GMFRS and police are currently investigating the cause of the fire.

An ambulance was seen in full emergency mode and the GMFRS fire welfare van was also on the scene which suggests people have been injured.

Traffic on the A56 was not affected by the fire however caused a few issues with drivers stopping to have a look.

It will be sometime before police reopen the road again.