Location: Ebenezer Street, Russel Road, Rock Ferry
Firefighters are currently in attendance at a fire in a scrap yard close to the junction of Ebenezer Street and Russell Road, Rock Ferry.
Crews were alerted at 3.09pm and on scene at 3.16pm. Six fires engines are currently in attendance.
On arrival crews found a number of cars involved in fire in the scrap yard. Two main branches are currently in use.
Nearby residents and businesses are should keep their windows and doors closed due to smoke from the fire. Anyone with existing medical conditions should keep medicine nearby and call NHS 111 if ill effects occur.
Please avoid the area.
The incident is ongoing.
The fire has now been largely extinguished with crews carrying out damping down operations. Merseyside Police are also in attendance and are managing the outer cordon.
An investigation into the cause of the fire will be carried out in due course.
Fire crews left the scene at 5.25pm. It is believed the fire started accidentally.