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Crews tackle huge warehouse fire at Georgia Pacific

Category: England

Published: 19th May 2011 06:55:14

Fifty firefighters have been tackling a blaze which broke out at a warehouse in Greater Manchester in the early hours.

Crews were called to Georgia Pacific, off Lockett Road in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, at about 0320 BST.

At its height, a large plume of smoke could be seen from 10 miles away, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said.

A spokesman said there was no danger to the public and no other buildings were at risk.

However access to nearby buildings is restricted, he added.

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