Large fire at Formby compost business
Firefighters have been called to a large fire at a compost business in Formby this morning. Four fire engines and two support appliances are in attendance. Crews were alerted at 5.18am and on scene at 5.28am. They arrived to find an area of compost approximately 15m by 15m well alight. Crews gained access to the yard and began to fight the fire and attempt to protect out buildings and machinery on site, using two main branches. It is not currently believed that there are any people injured in this incident. Firefighters are likely to be on the scene for a large part of the day tackling the fire. It is expected that New Causeway will be closed off.