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Huws Gray Stockport branch goes up in smoke

A branch of builders merchant Huws Gray in Woodford, Stockport went up in flames last night.

Six crews from Greater Manchester and Cheshire attended the fire at the branch at around 6.15pm, on Monday February 8th.

Residents in the area were advised to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution due to smoke. Crews remain on the scene.

Incident Commander Pat Johnson said last night: “Firefighters have worked hard at the scene. The fire is now being brought under control using two aerial appliances and hand held jets.

“The public are advised to avoid the area for now and keep doors and windows shut. It is anticipated the fire service may be in attendance for a number of hours through the night.”

Huws Gray acquired the branch in Stockport in 2016 when it bought Woodford Building & Plumbing Supplies.

About Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

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