Fire crews battling blaze in Plymouth building

A number of fire engines are trying to extinguish a blaze at a large building in the north of Plymouth.

A large derelict building is on fire on Merrivale Road in the North Prospect area of the city.

Police have closed off the area and four fire engines are on the scene.

“We have a building fire,” said a fire control spokesperson.

“The crews have not long been attendance – we were called at 4.30pm.

“We have four fire engines there and they are currently using two hose reels and a thermal imaging camera.

“The building is derelict and we have no reports of any casualties as things stand.”

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