Midnight Fire at Pallet Yard in Huyton
Eight fire engines were brought in to extinguish a blaze on a Huyton industrial park last night (Thursday 7 August).
Prescot Online readers from across Prescot and Whiston reported seeing flames and billowing smoke shortly before midnight, and emergency services received 63 calls from the public.
The fire broke out at a pallet yard on Ellis Ashton Street, off Wilson Road, Huyton. Despite high flames and reports of multiple explosions, however, no one was injured.
Fire fighters worked through the night to bring the fire under control.
No cause has yet been revealed.