Firefighters remain at the scene of Denton warehouse fire which saw major incident declared

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Seven fire engines and two aerial appliances remain at the scene of a fire in Denton as crews will work through the night to monitor the incident and ensure the fire is fully extinguished.

Residents that were evacuated are now free to return home and the large smoke plume has subsided.

All road closures have now been lifted but residents are still asked to avoid the area.

At its height a major incident was declared after around 125 firefighters from across Greater Manchester were in attendance at a warehouse fire in Denton.

The incident caused a large plume of smoke and residents were asked to keep their doors and windows closed.

Smoke was also affecting the M67 and a section of the motorway between junction one and two

Area Manager Stewart Forshaw said: “Thanks to the tireless and professional work of our firefighters we are now in control of this incident.

“I would also like to thank the local community for their support and co-operation on what has been a difficult day.

“Crews will remain at the scene overnight monitoring the incident and extinguishing the pockets of fire that remain.”

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