Location: Knowsley Lane, Knowsley
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service are currently in attendance on Knowsley Lane, Knowsley.
Crews were called shortly before 3pm. Three fire engines are currently in attendance.
On arrival crews found a fire in a bungalow. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have been committed to the property.
Crews are also checking for fire spread in adjoining properties.
There is a large volume of smoke produced from the fire and nearby residents and businesses are advised to keep their windows and doors closed.
Anyone with existing medical conditions should keep medicines close by and call NHS 111 if ill effects occur.
The incident is ongoing. Please avoid the area.
The fire in the affected property has been extinguished and crews are now checking for any hot spots and ventilating adjoining properties.
Merseyside Police are also in attendance and are assisting with traffic management. There is heavy traffic in the area - please avoid the area.
The incident has now been scaled down to two fire engines. Crews remain on scene and are carrying out damping down operations.
One person has been assessed at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital for further treatment.