Stockport fire: Three children rushed to hospital after fire at derelict Hazel Grove pub

Firefighters arrived at the Old Woodman pub on London Road in Hazel Grove after a huge blaze broke out on Tuesday night. Crew members were at the scene from around 8.30pm and the A6 was soon closed between Mill Street and Commercial Road as emergency services battled the blaze.

Three children were rescued from the building after the fire reportedly broke out on the first floor of the two-storey building.

However, the nature of their injuries or how the fire started has not yet been confirmed.

A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “At around 8.30pm this evening (July 26), we were called to reports of a fire on the first floor of a two-storey derelict commercial building on London Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport.

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“Five engines from Offerton, Whitehill, Marple, Cheadle and Stockport and an additional crew from Cheshire arrived quickly arrived on the scene.

“Three children were rescued from the building and have been conveyed to hospital by paramedics.

“Crews are now damping down the building and London Road is closed.

“Crews assisted colleagues from Greater Manchester Fire Service in rescuing three casualties.

“Crews treated the casualties on scene before transfer to hospital.”

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